Kathy Marks is a freelance journalist and former foreign correspondent for The Independent.

Her book on the Pitcairn child abuse case, Pitcairn: Paradise Lost (HarperCollins, 2008) won the Ned Kelly Prize for Best True Crime writing and was shortlisted for the CAL Waverley Library Award for Literature.

Her essay on Aboriginal Tasmania, 'Channelling Mannalargenna' ,won the 2013 Walkley Award for Indigenous Affairs Coverage.


Pieces by Kathy Marks

A life in books
Edition 68: Getting On

Trick or treaty
Edition 60: First Things First

New power, new realities
Edition 52: Imagining the Future

How the Westies won
Edition 41: Now We are Ten

Tears of the sun
Edition 28: Still the Lucky Country?

Mixing it up in Bennelong
Edition 29: Prosper or Perish

When bystanders fail
Edition 35: Surviving

Channelling Mannalargenna
Edition 39: TASMANIA – The Tipping Point?

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