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Martyn Burke, novelist and award-winning director/writer of both documentaries and dramatic films, has travelled extensively from the Arctic Circle to the Amazon jungles, finding himself in the middle of wars and revolutions in Vietnam and Afghanistan. He has made undercover documentaries on the Mafia and KGB. Most recently, his documentary Under Fire: Journalists in Combat was shortlisted for the 2012 Academy Awards.

He is the author of six books: The Commissar’s Report, Laughing War, Ivory Joe, The Truth About the Night, Tiara, and The Shelling of Beverly Hills. A native of Canada, he divides his time between Toronto and Santa Monica.



Titles by Martyn Burke


Ivory Joe     Commissar's Report


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