Tazi Rodrigues


Tazi Rodrigues (she/her) is a writer and biologist who studies movement and fresh water in both disciplines. A second-generation settler from Winnipeg, she is currently based in Ottawa on the unceded land of the Anishinaabe Algonquin Nation, where she studies lake trout ecology. She has also lived on several islands (Vancouver Island, Porphyry Island, and Tio'tia:ke, or the Island of Montreal). She placed second in the 2023 Kloppenburg Hybrid Contest for her essay on learning Portuguese and listening to fish. Her creative work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in The Fiddlehead, Contemporary Verse 2, and The Malahat Review, and her chapbook, I Followed the Coasts, was published by JackPine Press in 2021.


MSc. Biology
Queen's University
Kingston, ON
BSc. Biology
McGill University
Montreal, QC