Daniel Scott Tysdal is the author of two previous books of poetry, The Mourner’s Book of Albums and Predicting the Next Big Advertising Breakthrough Using a Potentially Dangerous Method, winner of the ReLit Award for Poetry, the Anne Szumigalski Poetry Award, and the John V. Hicks Award. Tysdal’s poems have appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies. The Writing Moment: A Practical Guide to Creating Poems was published by Oxford University Press. His most recent book Fauxccassional Poems, was released by icehouse poetry, an imprint of Goose Lane Editions. He teaches English at the University of Toronto Scarborough.