Mark Tedeschi is the author of four true-crime books published by Simon & Schuster Australia:
- “Eugenia: A true story of adversity, tragedy, crime and courage”, 2012. In 2013 Eugenia was shortlisted as a finalist in the Australian Book Industry Awards and the Australian Crime Writers Association Ned Kelly Awards.
- ‘Kidnapped: the crime that shocked the nation’, 2015. Kidnapped was shortlisted as a finalist in the Australian Book Industry Awards and also the Australian Crime Writers Association Ned Kelly Awards
- ‘Murder at Myall Creek – the trial that defined a nation’, 2016. This book was shortlisted in the 2017 Ned Kelly Awards for Best True Crime
And his most recent:
- ‘Missing – presumed dead’, published in 2022.
Mark is also the author of a textbook on international trade law and has published numerous articles on photography, genealogy, history, horticulture and various aspects of the law.
Mark is also an exhibiting photographer who has had many solo and joint exhibitions and won many photographic prizes. A book of his photography “Shooting around corners” was published by art book publishers Beagle Press in 2012. His images are held in major galleries and private collections in Australia and overseas.
Mark is currently a private barrister practising in Sydney. He was for 20 years the Senior Crown Prosecutor for New South Wales in which capacity he conducted many of the most significant and prominent criminal trials in Australia. He is currently a Councillor of the State Library of New South Wales and a Trustee of Sydney Grammar School. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the National Art School in Sydney for 9 years.
In 2009 Mark was appointed as an Italian Cavaliere, and in 2013 he was appointed as a member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to the law and photography.