Mark was born in Oxford, England, and moved to Canada in 1980, where he settled in Mississauga for nine months before moving to Kingston. He earned a degree from the Department of Film Studies at Queen’s University in 1985.

Mark is the author of two poetry collections — The Landing, winner of the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, and Some Late Adventure of the Feelings. He has also written a book of short stories, Bull, and The Border Guards, a novel/thriller that was shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Award. The Carnivore, his most recent novel, is a narrative of disaster and betrayal, set in the Toronto of 1954 and 2004.

In addition to writing the best real estate copy in the country, Mark serves on the Board of Kingston WritersFest.

Appearing in 41. Unexpected Events: Short Fiction