BEd, BA Honours (English) Brandon University
M.A. (English) Acadia University
Calgary Highschool teacher (over 17 years)
Stan Janz was born and raised in Brandon Manitoba. He spent much of his early years playing hockey on outdoor rinks and heavy metal in various garages. He attended Brandon University where he eventually earned a B.A.
(Hons) in English and a B.Ed. A.D. After a year spent teaching English in Mitsuke, Niigata, Japan, Stan moved to Calgary where he has worked as a high school English instructor many years.
In 2008, Stan was admitted to Acadia University in Wolfville Nova Scotia where he completed his M.A. in English, focusing on the speculative fiction of Philip K. Dick and various filmic interpretations of his novels.
Presently, Stan lives in Calgary where he continues to teach full time play hockey and write music for the theatre and the garage.