Mallory Tater is a writer from the traditional, unceded territories of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg Nation (Ottawa).
Her debut book of poetry This Will Be Good is with BookThug Press was released Spring 2018: https://bookthug.ca/shop/books/this-will-be-good-by-mallory-tater/
Mallory’s poetry & short stories 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.
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.
Mallory is currently a sessional poetry instructor at The University of Victoria.
She is the publisher of Rahila’s Ghost Press, a poetry chapbook press.
Her debut novel “The Birth Yard” has been contracted with Bukowski Agency.