Mallory Tater is a writer from the traditional, unceded territories of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg Nation (Ottawa) currently living on unceded Coast Salish territory, specifically the Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, and Squamish First Nations (Vancouver).
Her first book of poetry This Will Be Good is forthcoming with BookThug Press in 2018.
Mallory’s poetry & fiction have been published in literary magazines across Canada such as Room, CV2, The Malahat Review, The Fiddlehead, The Maynard, The New Quarterly, Qwerty, Carousel, Canthius, Cede Poetry, Poetry is Dead, Prism International and Arc Magazine.
In 2016, she graduated from The University of British Columbia with an MFA in creative writing.
She was shortlisted for Arc Magazine‘s 2015 Poem of The Year Contest, The Malahat Review‘s 2016 Far Horizon’s Contest and Room Magazine‘s 2016 Fiction and Poetry Prizes. She was the recipient of CV2’s 2016 Young Buck Poetry Prize.
She is a member of CWILA (Canadian Women in the Literary Arts). She currently teaches English Literature & Creative Writing at Go Sunshine Education in Vancouver and will start teaching second year poetry at The University of Victoria January 2018.
She is the publisher of Rahila’s Ghost Press, a Vancouver-based poetry chapbook press slated to release their first print run Fall 2017.
Mallory’s summer nonfiction project is Glamato, a feminist caesar blog !