Marilyn L. Taylor
Marilyn L. Taylor attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she earned a BS in mass communications, and the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, where she earned an MA in linguistics and a PhD in creative writing. She has published eight collections of poetry, most recently Going Wrong (2009) and The Seven Very Liberal Arts (2006). The Wisconsin poet laureate from 2009 to 2010, Taylor also served as the poet laureate of Milwaukee from 2004 to 2005.
After a long career teaching English at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Taylor retired to teach several statewide poetry workshops. She is also a contributing editor to the magazine The Writer.