Mark Azzopardi

About Mark Azzopardi

Mark Azzopardi lives in Tokyo and is Assistant Professor of Intellectual Heritage and Modern Literature at Temple University, Japan Campus. He researches and writes about the novel and short story.

Articles about Mark Azzopardi

Articles by Mark Azzopardi

Strange Things: New Australian Short Fiction

‘Honestly, what kind of topsy-turvy world are we living in?’ queries the narrator of one of the short stories in David Cohen’s The Hunter: And Other Stories of Men. The same thought occurred to me when reading a number of recent short story collections, where the banal gives way to the foreign, the ordinary becomes peculiar.