Biography

Justin Byrne

Justin Byrne is an 5th grade ELA teacher and poet in Middle Tennessee. Justin attended Middle Tennessee State University from 2016-2020 and earned an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education with dual minors in music and English. Currently, Justin is a graduate student at Arizona State University earning his Master's in English. Justin is a former percussion instructor who has taught award winning high school music ensembles. Currently, Justin is teaches at the elementary school level and is an active poet. Justin's poems have been published in the literary journal Plants & Poetry, multiple books from Poets' Choice, the journal The Thing Itself, and was awarded an Artist's Winner award in the second issue of The Parliament Literary Journal. Justin received the honor of "Third-Runner Up" in Wingless Dreamer's Shakespeare Poetry contest. For contact information, please refer to the contact page of this website.