Weier has traveled extensively throughout South Africa, India and Europe pursuing his passion for bird watching and logging over 1,200 species of birds. Weier has published books of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and for children. Lost Alcyon: Notes from an African Journey is Weier’s eleventh book. His writing has appeared in a variety of literary journals and anthologies and he has read widely in North America and abroad. Weier lives in Winnipeg where he works as a freelance writer and violin restorer, and owns a small chapbook press.