Tyler Chadwick lives in Ogden, Utah with his wife, Jessica, and their four daughters. He earned a BS in English from Weber State University, an MA in English from National University, and a Ph.D. in English and the Teaching of English from Idaho State University. He has taught writing, literature, and speech courses for Brigham Young University-Idaho, Idaho State, Nightingale College, Weber State, and Utah Valley University.
An award-winning poet, essayist, and editor, he has published widely in literary venues and has two books to his name: Fire in the Pasture: 21st Century Mormon Poets, a poetry anthology he compiled and edited that released in 2011 via Peculiar Pages; and Field Notes on Language and Kinship, a collection of poetry and essays published by Mormon Artists Group in 2013. He’s currently at work on three additional books: a poetry collection, a collection of essays that explore what Mormonism can teach us about language use, and another poetry anthology, this one a co-edited volume titled Dove Song: Heavenly Mother in Mormon Poetry.