Wally Keeler was born and raised in Cobourg. He describes his occupation as Poetentate, and his location as People’s Republic of Poetry. His work has been published in a number of literary journals, including Prism, the Fiddlehead, Descant, and others. His poetry collection Walking on the Greenhouse Roof was published by Delta Canada, to excellent reviews. His most recent book is Cobourg Is My Poem Town (2013). Wally’s primary interest is poetry and he has spent his life promoting it.