Mark A. York is a journalist, biologist and novelist. He has worked as a carpenter, actor, and fisheries biologist all over the West and Alaska, and he was a full-time reporter at The Livingston Enterprise in Livingston, Montana. York has written a blog that focuses on environmental issues since 2003 and wrote special projects in 2011 for the Idaho Mountain Express in Ketchum, Idaho where he resides. His history book, Patriot on the Kennebec: Major Reuben Colburn, Benedict Arnold and the March to Quebec 1775, was released on February 17, 2012 by The History Press. He is a member of the Screen Actor's Guild.