Mark is a playwright, director (stage/screen), and novelist. He graduated with a master's degree in Writing for Screen from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2012.
His first novel, Coconut Badger, was long-listed by the Guardian for their first book prize in 2011. Mark has written and directed multiple stage plays. With the support of Playwrights' Studio, he devised a monthly workshop for new writing in Glasgow called Stage to Page. Passionate about Theatre attendance from within socially excluded areas, he had a part-time ambassador role with Playwrights' Studio's 'Born to Write' programme in Glasgow. Mark served on the management board of The Scottish Writers Federation from 2011 - 2013.