2013 - 2015
Tara joined the Center in November of 2013. She is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Boston University, and teaches incarcerated college students through Boston University's Prison Education Program. Tara earned a BA in English and a BA in Spanish from the University of Massachusetts Boston, and she holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Boston University. She’s the recipient of a 2015-16 Fulbright, a Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship, and two Academy of American Poets prizes. Her poems are published internationally, and have been translated into Romanian and Hungarian.