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Lisa C. Taylor

Author's Bio

I enjoy working with 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.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Necessary Silence (Syracuse University Press, 2016), 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:
Birmingham Poetry Review, Cape Rock, Chaminade Literary Review, Connecticut River Review, Crannog, Free Focus, Ginger Hill, Hawaii Pacific Review, Kimera, Midwest Poetry Review, Pegasus, Poetry Motel, Red Rock Review, The Healing Muse, The Listening Eye, Wavelength, Worcester Review, Xanadu
Prizes:
Elizabeth Shanley Gerson Lecturer in Irish Literature, with Geraldine Mills, 2011 AAUP Faculty Development Award, 2011

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
The Plot Against America by Phillip Roth, A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines, Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, The Reader by Bernard Schlink, and so many others.
Favorite Authors:
James Wright, Nazim Hikmet, Mark Strand, Kim Addonizio--depends on the day, season, and what is happening in the world.

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Listing last updated: April 26, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Born in:
CT

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