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The English Department Reading Series: Taylor Johnson

Poetry Reading


Library and Gallery, Albin O. Kuhn

Date & Time

March 6, 2024, 4:00 pm5:00 pm


English Department Reading Series

The English Department Reading Series will feature poets Edgar Kunz and Taylor Johnson for the 2023/2024 series. Both events are free and will feature books for sale with a signing and refreshments to follow.

Taylor Johnson
Wednesday March 6
AOK Library Gallery

Taylor Johnson is the author of Inheritance (Alice James Books, 2020), winner of the 2021 Norma Farber First Book Award from the Poetry Society of America. His work appears in Poetry Magazine, The Paris Review, The Baffler, Scalawag, and elsewhere. Johnson is a Cave Canem graduate fellow and a recipient of the 2017 Larry Neal Writers’ Award from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and the 2021 Judith A. Markowitz Award for Emerging Writers from Lambda Literary. Taylor was the inaugural 2022 Poet-in-Residence at the Guggenheim Museum. He is the Poet Laureate of Takoma Park, Maryland.