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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.

B-SIDE GIRLS, my third full-length book, will be published by The Magnificent Field in Aug 2020

Dec 13 forthcoming, B-SIDE GIRLS by Shelly Taylor
I’m really excited to say that in August 2020, Mag Field will be publishing B-SIDE GIRLS KNOCKIN’ SUGAR IN THE GOURD, a full length collection of poems by Shelly Taylor. 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), and co- Read more of this blog post »
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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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Wages Of Sin

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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...
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