Guy landed on his feet from a breech birth in 1935. After 10 years in the army, he began a peripatetic career in publishing educational materials, international product marketing and freelance writing for newspapers and magazines; and foreign service of 3 years in Germany (NATO) and 5 years with the Canadian Embassy, Japan.
Tagged "imagist/humorist" by lyric poet Marianne Bluger, Guy's work has appeared in numerous journals/anthologies in USA, Canada, Japan, England, Australia, Romania and India. He is a member of Ottawa's Mother Tongue poetry group.
Awards: Diane Brebner Poetry Prize, Carleton University Poetry Prize, AHA Books Tanka Sequence Prize (USA), Keji Aso Senryu Prize (USA); Hekinan Haiku Special Prize (Japan); and the IODE Ontario Short Story, CBC Ottawa Radio Documentary, and Alberta Culture Radio Drama Prizes. However, his best prize is his 53 year marriage to Jan (Queen's sweetheart) who survived 25 family moves while raising four children.