In 2024, Mark will celebrate 25 years as an arts writer. In addition to Vancouver Presents, he is also contributing editor for Halifax Presents. He has written professionally for both Xtra, and an international trade magazine. No stranger to the stage, Mark has been both an actor and director. He even won an acting award once. He is a past jury member for the Critics Choice Innovation Award for The Jessies, Vancouver's professional theatre award. He and his partner David now call Halifax home along with their rescue dog Buddy.