Paul Tyler’s poetry book A Short History of Forgetting was published in April 2010 by Gaspereau Press. His chapbook Naming the Animals was published by Rubicon in 2009. Recently, his work has appeared in Grain, Prism International, The Fiddlehead and The Minnesota Review and is forcoming in Best Canadian Poetry 2010. He won 1st place in the Being at Work Poetry Challenge, won The Byron’s Quill Award, and was a runner up for The Bliss Carman Award. Though from Vancouver Island, he works as a library reference assistant in Ottawa, and was on the editorial board of Arc Poetry Magazine from 2004-2008.