Mark Richardson is a Canadian journalist and author, based in Cobourg, Ontario.

Mark is the former automotive editor of the Toronto Star and now contributes regularly to Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, among other publications.

He is the author of Zen and Now: On the trail of Robert Pirsig and the art of motorcycle maintenance (Knopf, 2008), and Canada’s Road: A journey on the Trans-Canada Highway from St. John’s to Victoria (Dundurn, 2012). His first published novel is Bird on a Wire. Its sequel, Running on Empty, will be published soon.

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3 months ago

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Very pleased and proud to announce that my proposed book about driving the length of the Trans-Canada Highway this summer has been sold to Dundurn Press in Toronto, and will be published in the summer of 2025. Now all I have to do is write the damn thing. ... See MoreSee Less
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8 months ago

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An unforgettable trip across Canada on the length of the Trans-Canada Highway - literally unforgettable, thanks to chronicling it in The Globe and Mail, and soon to be a book: The Drive Across Canada. #globedrive #LexusRX #CAA ... See MoreSee Less
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8 months ago

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Made it to the other end of the Trans-Canada Highway! 10,000 km of driving from St. John’s. #globedrive #LexusRX #CAA ... See MoreSee Less
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