Matt Rubinstein moved to Adelaide when he was eight, living there for fifteen years before returning to Sydney. He practised law for five years, then began writing full-time.
As well as his novels and other work listed here, he has written and co-written short films. Mona Lisa (2004) was co-written with Director Sotiris Dounoukos and has shown internationally. Paper and Sand (2006), co-written with Ian Kennedy Williams, was a finalist in two categories for the 2006 Dendy Awards, and was nominated for best Screenplay in a Short Film in the 2006 AFI awards. He has also written another film, Punch (2007).
A Little Rain on Thursday2001single work novel thriller Jack lives in a world of words. When he finds a fragile manuscript in the crypt of an old Sydney church, he is immediately fascinated. The language is like nothing he has ever seen. But are the manuscript's deepening secret's to be trusted? - from back cover
Solstice1994single work novel humour Solstice is a novel in verse set over the twenty-four hours of the longest day of the year, in Adelaide. It is a story of love and exploration told in the sonnet form, one verse for each few minutes of the day. (From Rubinstein's website)