Aaron Tucker’s poetic works and reviews have been published across Canada. His chapbook apartments was shortlisted for the 2010 bpNichol Chapbook Award. Aaron is the co-creator of the ChessBard, an app that translates chess games into poems, which can be found at chesspoetry.com, and the author of an essay collection, Interfacing with the Internet in Popular Cinema (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2014). He is a professor in the English department at Ryerson University, where he teaches essay writing during the day and creative writing during the night. He is working on learning chess in between watching his beloved Raptors lose games.