Mark’s career as a travel journalist has brought him to 56 countries and counting. These trips have fed his imagination while at the same time provided authentic experiences and sensory detail that find their way into his novels and screenplays. Mark’s won multiple awards for his travel writing, including an award for his Hurricane Ivan coverage in Jamaica. His work regularly appears in USA Today and other media outlets.
His novel KOREATOWN BLUES will be published by Brash Books in February 2017. His co-written novel REX, is slated for publication by Common Deer Press in October 2017, and his novel BASEMENT is distributed by Tapas Media. Mark lives in Baja California, Mexico with his Sinaloa-born wife, Sophy, where they recently built a rock house overlooking the sea.