Tara Mesalik MacMahon
Tara Mesalik MacMahon’s first chapbook of poems, Barefoot Up the Mountain, won the 2020 Open Country Press Chapbook Contest. Her poems appear in Nimrod, Poet Lore, Rhino, Mud Season, Red Hen Press’s “New Moons” and elsewhere. Awards include those from Nimrod, Dogwood, River Styx, Frontier Poetry, among others. A graduate of Pomona College and Harvard University, Tara resides on an island in the Salish Sea with her husband and their rescue dog Hector.
Tara Mesalik MacMahon's work appears in Issue 43.1 Summer/Fall 2022.