Andrew Faulkner is the author of two chapbooks, Mean Matt and Other Shitty People, and Useful Knots and How to Tie Them, which was shortlisted for the bpNichol Award. His first full-length poetry collection, Need Machine, was published by Coach House Books in 2003. He lives in Marmora, Ontario where he works as a mortgage agent and co-curates The Emergency Response Unit, a chapbook press.