Tara Borin’s chapbook manuscript Thick was a finalist for Quattro Books’ inaugural Best New Poets in Canada contest and is now available in Quattro’s Best New Poet’s anthology. Tara also has work forthcoming in the Resistance anthology, edited by Sue Goyette, from Coteau Books in 2020. Tara’s poems have been published in Prairie Fire, The Northern Review, The Maynard, Mom Egg Review, and elsewhere online.

A recent graduate of Simon Fraser University’s The Writer’s Studio Online, Tara is working on a book-length manuscript about addiction, connection and working in a sub-arctic dive bar.

Born in 1983 in London, Ontario, Tara Borin now makes a home in Dawson City, Yukon in traditional Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in territory.





  1. Hey Tara, I just want you to know that I adore your site and am keeping up after an accidental hiatus, but sometimes I have trouble commenting on blogspot sites, for whatever reason. Just know I'm reading and loving your words.


  2. I'm sorry to hear you've having trouble commenting! I've been thinking about installing Comment Luv or something similar. Thank you for your comment here and for your support!


  3. Tara, I loved these poems! do we have a budding Milton or Wordsworth in the family? Mick M Surrey UK


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