Justin Byrne is 5th grade ELA teacher who has a strong passion for writing poetry. He currently resides in Middle Tennessee and is an aspiring poet who writes as often as he can. When he isn’t writing or teaching, Justin is spending time with family or reading books. Currently, Justin is a graduate student at Arizona State University earning his Master's in English. Justin has been published in Plants & Poetry, multiple books by Poets' Choice, the journal The Thing Itself, multiple books by Wingless Dreamer, Brick Street Poetry, Shift: An MTSU Write Publication, Arc Magazine, and The Parliament Literary Journal. Justin was one of two "Artist's Winners" in The Parliament Literary Journal's second issue. Justin received the honor of "Third-Runner Up" in Wingless Dreamer's Shakespeare Poetry contest.