Mark Dapin is an author, journalist, editor and lecturer. He has published three non-fiction books, Sex and Money, Fridge Magnets Are Bastards, and the best-selling travel memoir, Strange Country. Mark works as a features writer and weekly columnist for Good Weekend magazine in the Sydney Morning Herald and the Melbourne Age. In a previous life, he was the editor of Ralph. His first novel, ‘King of the Cross’, was published to wide acclaim by Pan Macmillan last year.Mark has served time as a subeditor on The Australian Financial Review Magazine, Woman’s Day, Cleo and Penthouse, among others, and written features, columns, short stories and essays for scores of publications from Meanjin to Cosmopolitan.
He also conceived and taught a postgraduate summer school in magazine journalism at the University of Sydney.