Mallory Tator’s poetry and fiction have been published in literary magazines across Canada and shortlisted for several awards. She was the 2016 recipient of CV2’s Young Buck Poetry Prize. Tater’s first book of poetry is This Will Be Good and she is the founder of Rahila’s Ghost Press, which publishes limited-edition poetry chapbooks. Tater completed her MFA in creative writing at UBC and lives in Vancouver with her husband. The Birth Yard is her first novel.