Scotch Literature Festival 2007   Mark

Dr. Mark Johnston
Dr Mark Johnston is Head of History at Scotch College. He is the author of six books and numerous shorter publications about the Second World War. Last year in the Australian newspaper the Principal Historian at the Australian War Memorial described Dr Johnston as 'the premier authority on the Australian Army in World War II'.
Writing History (Year 11 & 12)
Dr Johnston will discuss the joys and pitfalls of researching and writing history for publication. He will explain some of his own experiences doing postgraduate work, researching in archives and dealing with publishers. He will make some practical suggestions for students thinking of writing for publication.