Dan Murphy is an educator, author, and poet who lives in Newfoundland and Labrador. His poetry has appeared in journals, anthologies and online in Canada, the United States of America, Ireland and Great Britain. Including Quills: Canadian Poetry Magazine; Rabbit Tales; Paragon IV, V, VI; Red River Review; The Tilting Expatriate; Fieldstone Review; The Scaldy Detail 2013: Collection of new Irish writers, (Scallta Media, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford); Crannog 28 (Galway Ireland); The Newfoundland Quarterly; QWERTY; Juxtaprose Literary Magazine; The Mackinac; Vallum: Contemporary Poetry Magazine; The Dalhousie Review and A New Ulster (Belfast, Northern Ireland) to name a few. An anthology of his early work appeared in Humber Mouths 2 released during the 2010 April Rabbit and in 2011 he received a Newfoundland and Labrador Arts and Letters award for poetry and a runner-up in the Sparks Literary Festival poetry contest in 2016. He is presently working on two collections of poetry, Ground-truthed: Poems of Place and Mining Town and is seeking publishers.