Empyrean Writer is the pseudonym of the father-daughter writing duo , T.K. and Phoebe Welkin.
Tynan Kyle "T.K." Welkin was born in Richmond, British Columbia in 1980. Born to hard-of-hearing parents, he grew up the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island regions of British Columbia, and has spent most of his life living within a few minutes of the Pacific Ocean. He developed an interest in fantastic stories from a young age, gravitating toward campy horror and slasher films as a child and developing wide and varied tastes for speculative fiction across multiple mediums from around the world. In 1997, Tynan had a daughter.
Phoebe Aurelia Dawn Welkin was born in Abbotsford, British Columbia in 1997. A child of teen parents, she grew up in the worlds of L. Frank Baum, Disney movies and the collected works of William Shakespeare. Taking to theatre from a young age, she gravitated toward the performing arts and a developed love for fantastic stories herself. Phoebe is now a member of a theatrical entrepreneurship program in Toronto, Ontario. She has played over 1,000 hours of Skyrim.