Stawell sets the scene for Mark Brandi's award-winning novel Wimmera

Anthony Piovesan
By Anthony Piovesan
Updated June 29 2017 - 1:35am, first published 1:32am
OBSERVANT: A lot of what Mark Brandi saw and experienced during his time growing up in the Wimmera influences his writing today.

Growing up in Stawell, getting to know the locals and observing strangers passing through town inspired former resident Mark Brandi’s debut crime novel, Wimmera.