Mike Spry has written for the Toronto Star, FLOOD, IndiewireThe National Post, Maisonneuve, TSN, and MTV, among many others, and is the author of three books: JACK, Distillery Songs, and Bourbon & Eventide.

Spry has been recognized as a Canada Council for the Arts Grant recipient, longlisted for the Journey Prize, and shortlisted for the AM Klein Prize and ReLit Award. He was recently a semi-finalist for the Los Angeles Screenplay Awards.

He is a professor of English, Communications, and Media at the Community College of Vermont, Springfield College, and at prisons in Connecticut.