Dara Yen Elerath

Dara Yen Elerath is a writer of poetry, hybrid flash fiction and book reviews. Her debut poetry collection, Dark Braid (BkMk Press, 2020), won the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry, was longlisted for the Julie Suk award, and was a finalist for the New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards. She is a graduate of the Institute of American Indian Arts MFA in Creative Writing program and has received degrees in visual art from the University of New Mexico and the Southwest University of Visual Arts. A member of the National Book Critics Circle, she is always looking for new books to review, poetry collections in particular.​

For any inquiries, or to say hello, reach out to Dara directly at daraelerath@gmail.com