About Tyers: Short Story

Things I have done: Orley Farm School Third XI Cricket Captain, Eton, bewilderment, Edinburgh, being a waiter, selling paint over the phone, getting fired from selling paint over the phone, DJ-ing, History of Art, Politics degree, Student paper, founder of Armchair sports magazine, making hotdogs at Wembley Stadium*, data entry at Standard Life, Sunday Telegraph Sports work experience, Hayters, The News Of The World Football Annual, writing about rugby league for the Daily Star, Football365.com junior funnyman and later deputy editor, The Mirror 3pm column, living in Cape Town, living in New York, baseball, Wanadoo, Orange, Cricket365, Sun TV Mag, working as a reporter on gas and energy industries, The Wisden Cricketer, The Mirror telly mag, The Sun, Cricinfo, Yahoo TV, W.G. Grace Ate My Pedalo, CrickiLeaks, Telegraph Over-by-Over, Test Match Sofa, Telegraph sports, talking on the BBC Radio, Gin And Juice: The Victorian Guide To Parenting, ghost-writer for Ronnie Matthews on his I Kick Therefore I Am book, Wisden Extra, Who Moved My Stilton: The Victorian Guide To Getting Ahead In Business, Wisden Almanack, BT.com news, Tutenkhamen’s Tracksuit: The History Of Sport In 100-ish Objects, Telegraph Men, The Nightwatchman, Daily Telegraph Monday column about sport on TV, ESPN, Telegraph Weekend, BT.com sports, Emirates Portfolio Magazine…

XI: Damon Runyon, PG Wodehouse, SJ Perelman, Ring Lardner, Kingsley Amis, Irvine Welsh, George Orwell, Jerome K Jerome, Tibor Fischer, Douglas Adams, Waugh (Evelyn not Steve)

XI: horror films, dogs, Bolly, Hibs, Clerkenwell, dim sum, the Marx Brothers, fancy stationery, Dylan, dream pop, cats.

Mail him at: alantyers@gmail.com

* pro-tip: do not eat