Noel Braun commenced his working life as a country schoolteacher then moved into a corporate career, which took him from Melbourne to Perth and Sydney. He has had a lifelong passion for writing and wrote the first words of his novels fifty years ago. After a busy career and raising a family of four, he has found the time in retirement to fulfill his long-held ambition to see his work in print.
Noel has published two previous novels: Friend and Philosopher and Whistler Street. He has published a memoir, No Way to Behave at a Funeral, which describes his grief journey following the death by suicide of his wife Maris, and three explorations of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela: The Day was Made for Walking, I Guess I'll Just Keep on Walking and Keep Pressing On, Brother.
Noel has taken his time with his third novel, No Comfort on a Chilly Night. He commenced the first draft twenty years ago and wrote four other books in the meantime. He is working on other manuscripts. He lives in the Snowy Mountains where he is involved with the community. He is a keen walker and enjoys getting out in the national parks surrounding his home.