Mark Dapin

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Mark Dapin
Born 1963
United Kingdom
Education University of Warwick BA (hons), University of Technology Sydney (MA), Griffith University Queensland (BGS)
Occupation Journalist, author
Years active 1988 – present
Agent Deborah Callaghan Literary Management

Mark Dapin (born 1963) is an Australian journalist, columnist and author.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Dapin was born in Britain in 1963 and emigrated to Australia in 1989.[1][3]

Writing career[edit]

From 1998 to 2002, Dapin was editor and then editor-in-chief of Ralph magazine.[2][4] He has written for a variety of publications including The Australian Financial Review, Meanjin[5] and Good Weekend. He has a Bachelor of Social Science degree and a Masters in Journalism from UTS and has taught journalism courses at the University of Sydney and Macleay College.

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  1. ^ a b "Trove - Sex&money / Mark Dapin". Retrieved 4 December 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Perth Writers Festival - Strange Country by Mark Dapin - Perth International Arts Festival 2009 - Perth, Western Australia". Retrieved 4 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Mark Dapin (24 March 2010). "Mark Dapin from HarperCollins Publishers Australia". Retrieved 4 December 2010. 
  4. ^ Dapin, Mark. "Sex And Money ·". Retrieved 4 December 2010. 
  5. ^ "Meanjin · The best of new writing in Australia · Good to see you. Let me see you out". 3 August 2009. Retrieved 4 December 2010. 
  6. ^ "Long list announced for Miles Franklin Literary Award". 28 March 2012. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "MWF wrap-up: Overall bestselling books, Ned Kelly Awards & the John Button Prize". 6 September 2010. Retrieved 4 December 2010.