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Rob Taylor

Sessional Instructor
English
Abbotsford campus

Biography

Rob Taylor is the author of two poetry collections, The News (Gaspereau Press, 2016) and The Other Side of Ourselves (Cormorant Books, 2011). Rob's poems, short stories and essays have appeared in more than fifty journals and anthologies, and have won multiple awards. In 2014 he was named one of the inaugural writers-in-residence at the Al Purdy A-frame, and in 2015 he received the City of Vancouver's Mayor's Arts Award for the Literary Arts, as an emerging artist. He is one of the coordinators of Vancouver’s Dead Poets Reading Series. Visit Rob's website here.

Education

BA (Simon Fraser University), MFA (University of British Columbia)

Teaching Interests

Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Workshops, Contemporary Canadian Literature 

Publications

The News (Gaspereau Press, 2016), The Other Side of Ourselves (Cormorant Books, 2011)

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