Aidan Phelan - author

The online home for works written by Aidan Phelan


Aidan Phelan is an independent writer and member of the Australian Crime Writers Association. In 2020 he published his debut novel, Glenrowan, and is the writer and historian for A Guide to Australian Bushranging, which has been bringing Australia’s outlaw heritage to a worldwide audience since 2017. He has also worked as an illustrator and regularly provides illustrations for An Outlaw’s Journal by Georgina Stones. He is also developing Glenrowan as a TV miniseries with Matthew Holmes (The Legend of Ben Hall).

Aidan Phelan in 2023.

Since 2020 he has released two editions of his novel Glenrowan, Aaron Sherritt: Persona non Grata, Bushranging Tales Volume One and his edit of William Westwood’s autobiography, published as William Westwood In His Own Words. Upcoming books include Hell on High Water: Victoria’s Floating Prisons, I Am Martha Needle, The Widow and Bushranging Tales Volume Two.

On this site you will be able to keep abreast of Aidan’s new projects and releases, as well as any related media or events.

A member of the Australian Crime Writers Association

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