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Barry Divola


Barry Divola is a Sydney-based journalist, columnist and author of Nineteen Seventysomething.

Barry Divola writes for various Australian publications including Rolling Stone, Who and the Sydney Morning Herald. He’s written Fanclub and The Secret Life of Backpackers as well as three childrens books: M is for Metal, Never Mind Your P’s and Q’s: Here’s The Punk Alphabet and The ABC&W: The Country and Western Alphabet. Barry has won the Banjo Paterson Award for short fiction three times.

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