Writer Mark Hernandez specializes in a subject that is near and dear to his heart: opera. In 2014, he competed his first full-length opera libretto, The Mother of San Francisco (working title), for composer David Garner and Opera Parallèle. With Lotfi Mansouri, he co-authored True Tales from the Mad, Mad, Mad World of Opera, published by Dundurn in 2012. He ghostwrote several chapters for an autobiography published in 2010.
Mark is also a non-profiteer and opera singer.