Tara Borin is a queer, nonbinary settler poet living and writing in the traditional territory of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in, Dawson City, Yukon. Their debut full-length poetry collection, The Pit, is available with Nightwood Editions. Tara’s work has also been anthologized in Best New Poets In Canada 2018 (Quattro Books) and in Resistance: Righteous Rage in the Age of #MeToo (University of Regina Press).
Tara’s poems have been published in Prism International, Prairie Fire, The LaHave Review, Red Alder Review, and elsewhere online and in print. They completed The Writer’s Studio Online with Simon Fraser University in 2019.
Tara is the Membership Associate for the Federation of BC Writers. Tara is an executive member of the BC Yukon Book Prizes board, and is a founding member of Yukon Words. They are also a member in good standing of The Writer’s Union of Canada, The League of Canadian Poets, and the Federation of BC Writers.