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English Dept – Guest Speaker: Tess Taylor, Author and American Poet

Tess TaylorTess Taylor is the author of the chapbook The Misremembered World selected by Eavan Boland for the Poetry Society of America’s inaugural chapbook fellowship. She is also the author of The Forage House, which was a finalist for the Believer poetry prize as well as Work & Days, which was named one of the best books of poetry of 2016 by The New York Times. Her forthcoming book Rift Zone will be out next April from Red Hen Press, and in the spring of 2020 her poems will be featured in Last West as part of the Dorothea Lange: Words and Pictures exhibition at the MoMA.

Taylor will read from Work & Days and some new poems from Rift Zone.

After the reading, please join the English Department for their end of the year party from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm.