January 2018

Each month the NSW Writers’ Centre staff share what we’ve been reading. On our bookshelves this month are Kate Atkinson’s whirlwind of a novel, Life After Life, 4 3 2 1 by Paul Aster, Daniel Everett’s Don’t Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and language...

Mark Dapin on writing history with confidence

Mark Dapin is an author, historian and journalist. His most recent book is The Nashos’ War, a highly acclaimed history of the Vietnam-era national service scheme in Australia. We spoke to him about the best way to approach history writing. What drew you to...