Mark A. Moore is a Technical Writer for the North Carolina Department of Information Technology.
He is the author of Dead Man’s Curve: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Life of Jan Berry (McFarland, 2021); The Jan & Dean Record (McFarland, 2016); and the award-winning The Old North State at War: The North Carolina Civil War Atlas (North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, 2015).
Mark has published books, articles, and maps relating to Civil War history, including the Battle of Bentonville, Fort Fisher, and other topics. His original maps have appeared in works of history published by W. W. Norton & Company, Da Capo, Savas, Stackpole, University of North Carolina Press, University Press of Kentucky, University Press of Kansas, Kent State University Press, Harlan Davidson, North & South Magazine, Hallowed Ground Magazine, the North Carolina Historical Review, and many others.
Mark has written album liner notes for Jan & Dean’s Carnival of Sound (Rhino Handmade, 2010), the duo’s Capitol Records digital re-issues (2011), and the Memorial Edition of Jan Berry’s solo album, Second Wave (Rainbo, 2004). Mark served as Consulting Historian for the television documentary “Jan & Dean: The Other Beach Boys” on the A&E Network’s Biography series (2002).
Mark’s articles about Jan Berry have been published in Dumb Angel #4: All Summer Long (edited by Brian Chidester and Domenic Priore), Endless Summer Quarterly (edited by David Beard), and on the Official Website for Jan Berry.