Mark Mordue is a Sydney-based journalist and poet. He is the former editor of Neighbourhood. His published works include the travel memoir Dastgah: Diary of a Headtrip (Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2001; Hawthorne Books, Portland USA, 2004) and the poetry book Darlinghurst Funeral Rites (Transit Lounge, Melbourne 2017; GobQ/Reprobate Books, 2019). He is currently at work on a biography of Nick Cave. You can find out more about Mark at his website, The Electrified Journalist.