Tara Thorne (she/her) is a recovering journalist in Halifax. She spent 19 years on staff at The Coast, 15 at CBC Radio in three Maritime cities, and since the fall of 2020 has been hosting Nova Scotia’s premiere arts and culture podcast, The Tideline. Tara coordinates the Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival and is a programmer for the Lunenburg Doc Fest. Her debut essay collection, Low Road Forever, will be released this fall. The ensemble dramedy Lakeview, her followup to Compulsus (also with Nicole Steeves), is in development for a 2023 production.