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Author: Shelly Taylor

Shelly Taylor is the author of three full-length poetry collections, B-SIDE GIRLS KNOCKIN' SUGAR IN THE GOURD (The Magnificent Field, 2021), LIONS, REMONSTRANCE (Coconut Books Braddock Book Prize, 2014) and BLACK-EYED HEIFER (Tarpaulin Sky, 2010). She is the co-editor, with Abraham Smith, of the anthology of rural American poetry and essays, Hick Poetics (Lost Roads Press, 2015). Notes from Byzantium (Black Rock Press, 2019), a book arts chapbook with artist-collaborator Eben Goff, is her most recent chapbook. Taylor lives in rural southern Georgia and is an educator and barrel racer.

Black-Eyed Heifer
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Black-Eyed Heifer

Tarpaulin Sky Press

Poetry. "BLACK-EYED HEIFER is a mighty anthem to down home local culture—the deeply rooted—the feisty, sustaining rhythm that saturates the land. These lyrical prose poems sing a 'rampant fire' tune 'to yesterday's hands-up hinterland' and the fact ...

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B-Side Girls Knockin’ Sugar in the Gourd
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B-Side Girls Knockin’ Sugar in the Gourd

The Magnificent Field / Horse Less Press

"B-SIDE GIRLS KNOCKIN' SUGAR IN THE GOURD is total commotion. Shelly Taylor introduces an ontological vision of southern feminist sociality where girl power is fully operative in every gesture, every utterance. Pitch perfect and vivacious, the pulse...

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Lions, Remonstrance
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Lions, Remonstrance

Coconut Books

Poetry. "Shelly Taylor's LIONS, REMONSTRANCE is full of lovely, lilting surprises, tragic transformations, words that explode and strike. There are watercolor mothers, the I as slippage, radical home-makings and unmakings, dizzied memories that tigh...

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