Mark Mordue

Mark Mordue is a writer, journalist and editor based in Sydney.

He was the winner of the 2010 Pascall Prize for Australian Critic of the Year.

He has also published the travel memoir Dastgah: Diary of a Headtrip (Allen & Unwin, 2001) and the poetry collection Things That Year (Vagabond Press Rare Objects Series, 2014).

Mark is currently at work on a major biography of Nick Cave (Hachette Australia).


Something to remember me by

MemoirIN THE SUMMER of 1992, the Aboriginal band Sunrize, a group of heavy rock musicians from Maningrida in Arnhem Land, decided to pay me a visit in Sydney.I'd toured through the Northern Territory outback with them a few years...

Lyrics to imaginary songs

MemoirWHEN I THINK about poetry, about my need to read it and reflect on it – and even express the odd poem here and there as if a more direct voice had been switched on inside of me – I recall...

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