Marilyn L. Taylor holds an MA in linguistics and PhD in creative writing from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. A former Poet Laureate of Wisconsin and of the city of Milwaukee, she is the author of eight collections of poetry, most recently Step on a Crack. Her poems and essays have also appeared in many anthologies and journals, including Poetry, American Scholar, and Verse Wisconsin. She has been awarded First Place in a number of national and international poetry contests and recently won the Margaret Reid Award for verse in traditional forms. Currently a resident of Madison, Marilyn facilitates independent poetry workshops, readings, and presentations locally, statewide and elsewhere.
Madison Senior CenterMadison Senior Center, Madison Public LibrariesPoetry, Madison Senior Center, Madison Public Library, AuthorTuesday, August 8, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm