Mark was born and raised in St. John’s, Newfoundland. After completing a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature at Memorial University of Newfoundland, he moved to Leeds, England, where he lived and worked for nearly two years. His work has appeared in various literary journals across Canada and in the United Kingdom and was recently anthologized in the Backyards of Heaven, a collection of Newfoundland and Irish Poetry. He is currently at work on a new book of poems about the now extinct Newfoundland wolf. Mark lives in Rocky Harbor, Newfoundland.