Qurat Dar (she/they) is an engineering student at the University of Guelph, a spoken word poet, and an emerging author. She has had work in Augur Magazine, The Temz Review, and Anathema Magazine, as well as poetry exhibited in the Art Gallery of Mississauga. Qurat was a 2019 recipient of the Ron Lenyk Inspiring Youth Arts Award and is a Best of the Net finalist. She was also recently crowned the 2020 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam (CIPS) National Champion. Their debut chapbook is forthcoming later this year with Coven Editions.