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Mark Colvin

Everyone involved with the Newcastle Writers Festival is deeply saddened by the death of Mark Colvin. His brilliant journalism, ideas and insight have helped shape healthy debate about a number of important issues here and overseas. Mark had to withdraw from this year’s festival and was very keen to visit in 2018. We will miss him.

Please note that credit card payments for Mark’s NWF17 sessions, Fathers and Sons and Memoirs of a Spy’s Son, will be refunded automatically, and people who paid by other means should contact Ticketek.

Read more about Mark Colvin’s life and career here.