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Mark Wakely

Mark Wakely is an ABC journalist and a writer who first came to Varuna in 2005 as the recipient of an Eleanor Dark fellowship. His first book, Dream Home (Allen & Unwin 2003), is a multi-faceted reflection on domestic architecture and the meaning of home, which was shortlisted for the 2004 NSW Premier’s Award for non-fiction. In 2006 Mark was awarded a CAL Varuna Second Book Fellowship, leading to the 2008 publication by MUP of Mark's second work of non-fiction, Sweet Sorrow: A Beginner's Guide to Death.