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Mark Kearney

Photo: Catherine Blake 2015

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.

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As The Years Go By... Conversations With Canada's Folk, Pop & Rock Pioneers. co-author Randy Ray; Ottawa, ON; The Trivia Guys, 2017
The Fur-Bearing Trout... And Other True Tales of Canadian Life. contributing author; London, ON; PWAC London/Southwestern Ontario
Prose to Go: Tales from a Private List. contributing author; Dundas ON; Bridgeross Communications, 2011
The Big Book of Canadian Trivia. co-author Randy Ray; Toronto, ON: Dundurn Press, 2009
Whatever Happened To...? Catching Up With Canadian Icons. co-author Randy Ray; Toronto, ON; Dundurn Press, 2006
Pucks, Pablum & Pingos: More Fascinating Facts and Quirky Quizzes from Canada's Trivia Guys. co-author Randy Randy Ray; Toronto, ON: Dundurn Press, 2004
I Know That Name: The People Behind Canada's Best-Known Brand Names from Elizabeth Arden to Walter Zeller. co-author Randy Ray; Toronto, On: Dundurn Press, 2002
The Ontario Fact Book. co-author Randy Ray. North Vancouver, BC: Whitecap Books, 2000.
Roots and Branches. co-author Otte Rosenkrantz. London, ON, 2000.
The Great Canadian Book of Lists. co-author Randy Ray. Toronto, ON: Dundurn Press, 1999.
The Great Canadian Trivia Book 2. co-author Randy Ray. Toronto, ON: Hounslow Press, 1998.
The Great Canadian Trivia Book. co-author Randy Ray. Toronto, ON: Hounslow Press, 1996.
Shakin' All Over: The Rock 'N" Roll Years in Canada. contributing author; Toronto, ON; McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1989
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