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Robert Engwerda was born in the Netherlands, his family migrating to Australia and settling in Northern Victoria. His occupations have included fruit picker, factory worker, clerk, secondary school teacher and educational publisher.

Robert’s first novel, Backwaters, was longlisted for the prestigious Miles Franklin Award in 2005 and in 2007 he won a place in the Australian Society of Authors' mentorship program. Mosquito Creek was published by Penguin in 2010. The three novels in the popular Mitchell Mysteries series; The Summertime Dead, Whistle Down The Wire and Guy Fawkes Night were published on Amazon in 2016 and 2018. The historical novel, Harvest, was also published in 2018.

After September 11 is his new novel. Robert currently lives in Central Victoria.


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