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Shelly Taylor

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Shelly Taylor is the author of two full-length poetry collections, Lions, Remonstrance (Coconut Books Braddock Book Prize, 2014) and Black-Eyed Heifer (Tarpaulin Sky, 2010), as well as three chapbooks, Dirt City Lions (Horse Less, 2012), Land Wide to Get a Hold Lost In (Dancing Girl, 2009), and Peaches the Yes-Girl (Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs, 2008). Hick Poetics, co-edited with Abraham Smith, an anthology of contemporary rural American poetry, is newly released from Lost Roads Press (2015). She is Assistant Editor of chapbooks at Horse Less Press. Born in deep southern Georgia, Taylor lives in Tucson and is a lecturer at the University of Arizona, a bartender, and a barrel racing hopeful.

From The Kenyon Review - June 12, 2017What are you reading this summer? Each year, the Kenyon Review staff, editors and advisory board share what books they recommend — or are looking forward to reading themselves — as summer comes to Gambier. Here are some suggestions for your summer list.KATHERINE HEDEEN, TRANSLATIONS EDITORSulfur AnthologyClayton Eshleman, ed. “A Sulfur Anthology
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Black-Eyed Heifer

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Lions, Remonstrance

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Dirt City Lions

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Peaches the yes-girl

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Mary Oliver
“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.”
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“This earthly life is a battle,' said Ma. 'If it isn't one thing to contend with, it's another. It always has been so, and it always will be. The sooner you make up your mind to that, the better off you are, and more thankful for your pleasures.”
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“Every war is more or less a woman's war.”
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message 2: by Laura

Laura Little I'm in love with the part where you talk about Gunter Grass, the answer to the question re: the quote. LOVE.


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Laura Little You interview at guernicamag.com = brilliant.
http://www.guernicamag.com/daily/shel...
Love you.


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