Biography

Tyler B. Perry is a poet and teacher in Calgary. He completed his Bachelor of Education at the University of Alberta and his Masters in Creative Writing at UBC. He has traveled as far as Japan to perform his poetry, and his work has been anthologized and has appeared in Canadian literary magazines such as Arc, Descant, The Prairie Journal, and NoD. He is one of the organizers of Alberta’s provincial high school poetry slam competition, Can You Hear Me Now?, which is running for its fourth consecutive year this coming April.