After having taught English for five years in California, Tanzania and Costa Rica, Tyler Chin-Tanner switch gears by turning his life-long passion for comics into a career. Beginning in 2003, he attended The Kubert School, and in 2005, he founded A Wave Blue World with his wife, Wendy.

Tyler currently lives in Portland, OR with his wife and two daughters. He writes for the comic news site Broken Frontier as well as continuing the process of producing new and exciting comic projects for AWBW.