In addition to Trespassers, Mark Spencer is the author of the novels Love and Reruns in Adams County (Random House), The Weary Motel (Backwaters Press), A Haunted Love Story (Llewellyn Worldwide), and The Masked Demon (Main Street Rag Publishing), as well as the short-story collection Wedlock (Watermark Press) and a history book, Images of America: Monticello (Arcadia Publishing}.

His work has received the Faulkner Society Faulkner Award, the Omaha Prize for the Novel, The Bradshaw Book Award, the St. Andrews Press Short Fiction Prize, and four Special Mentions in Pushcart Prize. Over 100 of his novellas, short stories, and articles have appeared in a wide variety of national and international literary magazines, including The Laurel Review, Short Story, The Chariton Review, South Dakota Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, Kansas Quarterly, Texas Review, The New Review, The Maryland Review, Natural Bridge, New Mexico Humanities Review, Dos Passos Review, Storyglossia, The Istanbul Literature Review, and elsewhere.Mark is the Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, as well as Professor of Creative Writing in the MFA program there.He and his family live in the famously haunted Allen House, the basis of his book A Haunted Love Story, as well as four TV shows and a forthcoming feature film.