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Kathryn Taylor

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Kathryn Taylor was born at the Great Lakes Naval Station near Chicago, Illinois and spent much of her life in the Chicagoland area. She taught nearly thirty years in the classrooms of Illinois, California, and Virginia before she retired from teaching and relocated to South Carolina. It was there that she wrote her book, Two Minus One: A Memoir (November 2018 from She Writes Press) following the unexpected abandonment by her second husband. Two Minus One: A Memoir received a starred Kirkus Review and was subsequently named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of 2018. It is an Amazon Best Seller and was selected as one of the September 2019 selections of the Pulpwood Queen’s Book Club. Taylor has participated on author panels at the Pulpwood Queen ...more

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Two Minus One: A Memoir

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Pandemic, Protest, and the Fourth of July

The fireworks began early this year. Nearly two weeks before the Fourth of July, neighborhoods were ablaze with fiery displays and ceaseless booms.  Pandemic weary revelers were determined to celebrate a freedom and independence they felt they had sacrificed while in isolation in an effort to slow the insidious virus that had no cure.


It is our first Independence Day since the COVID-19 pandemic con

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