Talin Tahajian grew up near Boston. Her poetry has recently appeared in Salt Hill Journal, the Kenyon Review Online, Indiana Review, Best New Poets 2014 & 2016, DIAGRAM, Columbia Poetry Review, and on Verse Daily, among others. She is the author of two chapbooks, The smallest thing on Earth (Bloom Books, forthcoming) and Start with dead things (Midnight City Books, 2015), a split chapbook with Joshua Young. She was also a finalist for the 2014 & 2016 Indiana Review Poetry Prizes and the 2015 Black Warrior Review Poetry Prize, and serves as a poetry editor for the Adroit Journal. She graduated from the University of Cambridge with a degree in English literature, and recently began pursuing her MFA in Poetry at the University of Michigan.