Mark Dapin

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.




Recovering Australian Stories

How does one begin telling Australia’s story? Who has the right to tell which parts? And who are we to believe? Melding indigenous culture with threads of colonisation, Tim Bonyhady, Daniel James, and Jessica North attempt to piece together the varied parts of our oft-fraught past. Moderated by Mark Dapin.

May 3, 2020

Writing Dangerously

Ginger Gorman, Antony Loewenstein and Mark Dapin have all thrown caution to the wind and taken great risks in their work as writers. How far have they gone – and how far are they willing to go? Is the need to express views and inform an audience worth the danger involved? Moderated by Julie Szego,…

May 4, 2020