Tyler Flynn Dorholt is a writer, artist, educator, and editor. American Flowers (prose poems and photographs) is his first full-length book. Select work from a new manuscript, American Hours, can be found on TERRITORY, REQUITED, Denver Quarterly, and others. Additional writing appears in numerous chapbooks, as well as journals throughout the U.S. and abroad, and can be read here. He is currently seeking representation for his first novel, and at work completing a short story collection.
Tyler has taught writing (from creative writing to professional writing) at Columbia College Chicago, Le Moyne College, Syracuse University, and the College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF). He has also served as a poet-in-residence in the Chicago public schools and has taught writing at the Downtown Writer's Center in Syracuse, NY. His current teaching interests involve Writing and the Environment, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, Storytelling, and Editing.
Along with JoAnna Novak and Thomas Cook, Tyler edits and publishes the literary journal and press Tammy, as well as the infrequent poetry film journal ON THE ESCAPE. He is a staff reviewer for 4squarereview, where he writes monthly reviews of poetry books, and Managing Editor of Unearthed.
Tyler lives in central New York with his wife, artist Katie LaClair, and their son.
and @tfdorholt (Twitter)