Marilyn Taylor has been named Poet Laureate of the city of Milwaukee for 2004 and 2005. Her work has been published in a number of anthologies and journals, notably Poetry, The Formalist, The American Scholar, Iris, and Poetry Magazine's 90th anniversary anthology. She won the 2003 Dogwood Prize (Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT), and took first place in recent contests sponsored by Passager, The Ledge, and GSU Review magazines, and by Anamnesis Press. Her second full-length book, titled Subject to Change was published by David Robert Books in 2004. Other honors include an Intro Award from AWP, an Academy of American Poets Prize, a Wisconsin Arts Board fellowship, and second place in the 2004 Emily Dickinson Award competition sponsored by Universities West Press.
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