Tammy Armstrong is the youngest narrative poet ever to be short listed for the Governor-General's award. Raised in the border town of St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Armstrong has lived in Vancouver, Halifax, and Fredericton, and travelled extensively in Europe, Mexico and Central America. Armstrong's writing appears frequently in Canadian and international literary magazines.
Armstrong is author of two novels and three poetry collections: Bogman’s Music (a version of which won the Alfred Bailey poetry prize), Unravel, and Take Us Quietly. She grew up in the border town of St. Stephen, New Brunswick, and has lived on both Canadian coasts. In the last decade, her journeys to more than 20 countries have influenced the direction of her writing. She now lives in Fredericton.