Photo Credit: Matthew Narea

Photo Credit: Matthew Narea

Natasha Ramoutar is an Indo-Guyanese writer by way of Scarborough (Ganatsekwyagon) at the east side of Toronto. Her micro-fiction was selected from over 4000 submissions to be part of the My City, My Six exhibition at Toronto City Hall, and she was named Scarborough’s Emerging Writer of 2018 by the Ontario Book Publishers Organization. Her work has been included in projects by Diaspora Dialogues, Scarborough Arts, and Nuit Blanche Toronto and has been published in The Unpublished City II, PRISM Magazine, Room Magazine, THIS Magazine and more. Her first book of poetry Bittersweet will be published in 2020 by Mawenzi House.

Always one to celebrate her community, she curated So Fresh: A Scarborough Reading as the 2019 writer-in-residence at Firefly Creative Writing and is the Fiction Editor of FEEL WAYS, an anthology of Scarborough writing.

She is the volunteer Social Media Coordinator for the Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD) and a Producer at CBC.