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Mark Mordue


Mark Mordue is a writer, journalist and editor working internationally. He is a co-winner of the 2014 Peter Blazey Fellowship, which recognises an outstanding manuscript in the fields of biography, autobiography or life writing.

He is the author of Dastgah: Diary of a Headtrip and his work has been published in InterviewMadisonSpeak, the Nation, and Salon, as well as Rolling StoneVogueGQ, the Australian, and Sydney Morning Herald. Mark is currently working on a project entitled Tender Prey: The Life and Work of Nick Cave.

Mark is the winner of a 1992 Human Rights Media Award, the 2010 Pascall Prize for Critical Writing, and from 1992 to 1997 he was the founding editor of Australia’s leading pop culture magazine, Australian Style.

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