Ty Chapman is a Twin Cities based author, poet, puppeteer, and playwright of Nigerian and European descent. His recent accomplishments include being named a Loft Literary Center Mirrors and Windows fellow, creating a one-man shadow puppet and marionette show for Puppet Lab, and publishing poems through SOFTBLOW and Oyster River Pages. Currently he is focused on crafting his debut book of poems, and publishing his trove of picture book manuscripts. His debut picture book SARAH RISING is set to release in May 2022, through Beaming Books. You can find more on his website.