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Lisa C. Taylor

Author's Bio

I enjoy working with adults and young adults and I'm happy to travel for readings, particularly anywhere near the ocean or mountains. I also love presenting workshops for adults and educators. My debut collection of fiction, Growing a New Tail is due out in September of 2015. I have four published collections of poetry.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Growing a New Tail (Arlen House, 2015), Necessary Silence (Syracuse University Press, 2013), Insufficient Thanks (Finishing Line Press, 2012), The Other Side of Longing (Syracuse University Press, 2011), Talking to Trees (Finishing Line Press, 2007)
Anthologies:
XY Files: Poems on the Male Experience (Sherman Asher Publishing, 1997), Written With a Spoon (Sherman Asher Publishing, 1995)
Journals:
Bartleby Snopes, Birmingham Poetry Review, Cape Rock, Chaminade Literary Review, Connecticut River Review, Crack the Spine, Crannog, Drunk Monkeys, Ginger Hill, Hawaii Pacific Review, Kimera, Map Literary, Midwest Poetry Review, Pegasus, Poetry Motel, Red Rock Review, The Healing Muse, Wavelength, Worcester Review, Xanadu
Prizes:
Hugo House New Works Award in Fiction, 2015, Elizabeth Shanley Gerson Lecturer in Irish Literature, with Geraldine Mills, 2011 AAUP Faculty Development Award, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015. Pushcart nominations in fiction and poetry.

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
James Wright, Nazim Hikmet, Eavan Boland, Mark Strand--depends on the day, season, and what is happening in the world.

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Listing last updated: September 8, 2015

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
CT

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