“…but my favorite piece among the literary essays is Keith Taylor's beautiful Old Criticism essay on Ernest Hemingway’s prose…”
– Larry McMurtry, reviewing A New Literary History of America in The New York Review of Books
Poet and writer Keith Taylor coordinates the undergraduate program in creative writing at the University of Michigan, directs the Bear River Writer's Conference, and is the poetry editor for Michigan Quarterly Review.
His fifteenth collection, Fidelities, was published in 2015 by Alice Greene & Co. His next book, Acolyte in the Bird-while, will be published by Wayne State University Press in 2017. His work has appeared in such publications as Story, The Los Angeles Times, Alternative Press, The Southern Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Notre Dame Review, The Iowa Review, Witness, Chicago Tribune, and Hanging Loose. Other recent books are Marginalia for a Natural History published by Black Lawrence Press, and Ghost Writers, a collection of ghost stories co-edited with Laura Kasischke, published by Wayne State University Press.
Thursday, 8 October 2015
7 - 9 pm
Panel Discussion of Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman
Grosse Pointe Public Library, Woods Branch
Grosse Pointe, Michigan
Friday, 9 October 2015
Reading in support of Ron Riekki's
Here: Women Writing from Michigan's Upper Pennisula
2 - 6 June 2016
Bear River Writer's Conference