In Kamloops for the stage debut of Never Shoot a Stampede Queen at Western Canada Theatre.
In Kamloops for the stage debut of Never Shoot a Stampede Queen at Western Canada Theatre.

Mark’s book, The Killer Whale Who Changed the World, won the Science Writers and Communicators of Canada award.

He is the author of two comic memoirs Free Magic Secrets Revealed (Harbour, 2013) and Never Shoot a Stampede Queen — A Rookie Reporter in the Cariboo (Heritage)which won the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. Mark is currently adapting both books for film for Middle Child Productions.

Both The Killer Whale Who Changed the World and Never Shoot a Stampede Queen are available as audiobooks (narrated by the author) through audible.com

He has written two other books of environmentally-themed non-fiction – The Green Chain: Nothing is Ever Clear Cut (Heritage), a collection of interviews dealing with the future of our forests and This Crazy Time (Knopf) written with/about controversial environmentalist Tzeporah Berman.