Alison Dyer is a writer living in St. John's. A graduate of Memorial and Concordia universities, Dyer has been active in the cultural community of NL for three decades. As a freelance journalist, Dyer's 400+ articles are published in many Canadian and US magazines and newspapers, and she has contributed several docs to CBC Radio. Dyer founded the St. John's International Women's Film Festival. Her poetry and short stories are published in literary journals including Fiddlehead, Grain, Riddle Fence, Rhythm Poetry Magazine, Feathertale Review, 3Elements Literary Review, Newfoundland Quarterly, The Nashwaak Review, Grimm Magazine, The Cuffer Anthology, and WCDR's Phoenix Anthology.
She twice won the NL Arts and Letters Award. She is a member of the League of Canadian Poets and WANL. Dyer's debut poetry collection, I'd Write the Sea Like A Parlour Game, has been released by Creative Book Publishing (Killick Press) this year.