Mark Kearney lives in London, Ont. where he teaches writing and journalism at Western University, writes books, magazine articles and humour pieces. Mark grew up in Pickering, Ontario. He graduated with a BA in journalism from the University of Western Ontario and has been a professional writer since 1977. His work has appeared in some 80 publications in North America, and he has co-written 13 books, four of which are bestsellers, and contributed to three other books. Mark, who is known as one of Canada's "Trivia Guys", has written on everything from actors to zebra mussels. He has won several awards for his writing and his teaching.