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Author: Mervyn Taylor

Mervyn Taylor, a Trinidad-born poet and longtime Brooklyn resident, has taught at Bronx Community College, The New School and in the New York City public school system. He is the author of seven books of poetry, including The Waving Gallery (2014), and most recently, Country of Warm Snow (2020), a Poetry Book Society Recommendation that was listed for the Bocas Lit Prize. A chapbook, NEWS OF THE LIVING: CORONA POEMS, was published by Broadstone in 2020. Currently, Taylor serves as co-editor on the advisory board of Slapering Hol Press, Hudson Valley, New York.

The Goat
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The Goat

Junction Press

Poetry. African American Studies. "Using imagery that is subtle yet richly evocative, Mervyn Taylor creates whole lives in just a few short lines. Piquant details and a detached, acutely perceptive voice draw the reader into atmospheres swollen with...

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Gone Away
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Gone Away

Junction Press

Poetry. African American Studies. The latest collection from Mervyn Taylor offers up his familiar blend of the ancestral and the immediate, the natural and the psychological, the phenomenological and the social. "Where does it hurt,/ the doctor asks...

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The Last Train
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The Last Train

Broadstone Books

Trinidad-born Brooklyn poet Meryvn Taylor revisits his roots in this new collection. “I’m starting to feel the womb again,” Mervyn Taylor announces early in this new collection of poetry; and for him to be born again, he must travel back “Where We ...

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News of the Living: Corona Poems
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News of the Living: Corona Poems

Broadstone Books

Poetry. It may be true, as often said, that journalism is the first draft of history. But to know how it felt to be alive at any point, to experience the world first-hand, poetry is the truest record. That's why the poems in this new chapbook from M...

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