Luke Hathaway has been before now at some time boy and girl, bush, bird, and a mute fish in the sea. All the Daylight Hours is one of three books of poetry he published under his former name, Amanda Jernigan. His third book, Years, Months, and Days, was named a best book of 2018 in The New York Times. Luke teaches English and Creative Writing at Saint Mary’s University in K'jipuktuk/Halifax. He sometimes writes words for music and for the stage.