Confessing Animals

To Be Considered: Courtney Faye Taylor

September 21, 2021 Jen Harris & Vanessa Aricco Season 3 Episode 3
Confessing Animals
To Be Considered: Courtney Faye Taylor
Show Notes

Courtney Faye Taylor is the winner of the 92Y Discovery / Boston Review Poetry Prize and an Academy of American Poets Prize. Her work has featured in Poetry Magazine, The Nation, Ploughshares, The New Republic, Kenyon Review, Best New Poets 2020 and elsewhere. Courtney is a graduate of the University of Michigan Helen Zell Writers’ Program and is the Poetry Editor of SLICE Magazine. She is a Mae Fellow and a Charlotte Street Foundation resident where she is working on her debut collection of poetry.

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Show Notes:

So Far published in The New Republic

Visual poem “Light Attire” Poetry Magazine

Latasha Harlins 

Rodney King

LA Uprising

A Love Song for Latasha, film 

Citizen by Claudia Rankine 

Liberty African American Legacy Memorial

Seasoned and fresh-faced artists (of every genre) discuss how to make creativity work within the complexities and challenges of adult life. Confessing Animals podcast co-hosts Jen Harris + Vanessa Aricco, both working writers, unveil the secrets and struggles of creative living in a rapid fire capitalist society. One guest at a time, Jen + Vanessa ask, How Does Your Life Translate to Art?

Intro & music provided by Ashley Raines

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