Daryl was born in a small town by a lake. His fiction and poetry have appeared in journals such as The Antigonish Review, Prism International, Wascana Review, Nashwaak Review, paperplates, Zouch Magazine, Quilliad, FreeFall, subTerrain, Filling Station, The Dalhousie Review and the Literary Review of Canada. He has also written for the New York publication Weekly Humorist. His two novels are All My Sins and As the Current Pulls the Fallen Under. His third novel, In the Country in the Dark, is on submission with editors in Canada, the US, and the UK. He currently lives in another small town by a river with his wife, Tara, and their three children: Ethan, Penelope and Abigael.