Mark Mordue Books & Biography
Mark Mordue is an Australian writer, journalist and editor. 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, and also the author of Dastgah: Diary of a Headtrip (Allen & Unwin, 2001), which was shortlisted for the 2002 Qantas/City of Brisbane Asia-Pacific Travel Writing Prize. His work has been published in Interview, Madison, Speak, The Nation and Salon, as well as Rolling Stone, Vogue, GQ, The Australian, and The Sydney Morning Herald. Mark was the winner of a 1992 Human Rights Media Award and the 2010 Pascall Prize for Critical Writing. From 1992 to 1997, he was the founding editor of Australia's leading pop culture magazine, Australian Style. His poetry, fiction, essays and memoir work have appeared in literary journals such as HEAT, Meanjin, Griffith Review and Overland in Australia.