Mark Dapin is the author of Jewish Anzacs: Jews in the Australian Military (2017) which was shortlisted for the Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award Military History Prize. He has written a number of other works of fiction and non-fiction. His crime novel, King of the Cross (2009) won a Ned Kelly Award for best first fiction. For many years, Mark was a popular columnist in The Age’s Good Weekend magazine. He is currently presenting the series Myths of War for ABC Radio National.