Qurat Dar

Qurat Dar (she/they) is a spoken word performer, poet, and organizer. She has had work in Canthius, Augur Magazine, and Anathema Magazine, as well as poetry exhibited at the Art Gallery of Mississauga. She is currently studying environmental engineering and is deeply interested in the intersections between the sciences and the arts, especially in the context of the climate crisis. Qurat was a 2019 recipient of the Ron Lenyk Inspiring Youth Arts Award and was previously a Best of the Net finalist. She was also crowned the 2020 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam (CIPS) National Champion. Their debut poetry chapbook is forthcoming with Coven Editions.