Matthew Tierney is the author of three books of poetry, most recently Probably Inevitable, published this fall with Coach House Books. His second, The Hayflick Limit, was shortlisted for a Trillium Book Award and won a K.M. Hunter Award. His chapbook Clock Radio Poems, an honest attempt to create a time machine, either came out or will come out with The Emergency Response Unit in 2012. He lives in Toronto.