Timothy Kaiser was born in Iowa, USA, and grew up in the rugged mountains of northwest British Columbia and on the plains of wheatbelt Saskatchewan, Canada. He holds degrees from the University of Saskatchewan and an MA in English Studies from the University of Hong Kong. His work has been published in Canada (The Antigonish Review, Wascana Review), the US (Atlanta Review), the UK (Dream Catcher), and in Hong Kong (City Voices, outloud, Yuan Yang). Recently, his story about a teacher on a Dene First Nations reserve in northern Saskatchewan, Mother Margaret and the Rhinoceros Cafe, won first prize in the 2003 Canadian Cross-Cultural Short Story Competition.|
Tim teaches secondary English and history at the Canadian International School of Hong Kong. His wife, Teri, is from a Hakka village in the New Territories of Hong Kong. Tim and Teri lived with her family during his first years in Hong Kong and village life is represented in many of Tim's poems. Tim and Teri now spend a great deal of time and energy chasing after their two young sons, Mark and Samuel.
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