Tyler Keevil grew up in Vancouver, Canada, and in his mid-twenties moved to Wales, where he now lives. His short fiction has appeared in a wide range of magazines and anthologies and has also won several awards, most notably the Writers' Trust of Canada Journey Prize, for 'Sealskin' from his acclaimed collection Burrard Inlet (Parthian). His first two novels, Fireball (Parthian) and The Drive (Myriad), were both nominated for the Wales Book of the Year and both received the Wales Book of the Year People's Prize. He has worked as a tree planter and ice barge deckhand, as well as in factories, restaurants, video stores, and shipyards; he currently lectures in Creative Writing at the University of Gloucestershire. His next novel, No Good Brother, will be published by Borough Press in 2018.