Darren Greer is a Nova Scotian-born writer and AIDS activist living in Ottawa. He is the author of numerous short stories, articles and plays. His first novel, Tyler's Cape, was released in March 2001 to much critical acclaim. For the last year he has been appearing at literary venues and bookstores across the country promoting Tyler's Cape. Still Life with June, Darren's second novel, has just been released in time for the Festival.