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Rob Taylor

Rob Taylor was born and raised in Port Moody, BC, and lives in Vancouver with his wife and son. He is the author of two books of poetry: The News (Gaspereau Press, 2016) and The Other Side of Ourselves (Cormorant Books, 2011). In 2017, The News was shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, and in 2010 the manuscript for The Other Side of Ourselves won the Alfred G. Bailey Prize. He was the poetry editor at PRISM international in 2014–15. Rob has run a blog devoted to Canadian poetry, Roll of Nickels, since 2006. In 2015 he received the City of Vancouver’s Mayor’s Arts Award for the Literary Arts as an emerging artist. He teaches Creative Writing at the University of the Fraser Valley.


Book Cover What the Poets Are Doing
978-0-88971-343-7 · 0-88971-343-X · November 2018 · Paperback
CAD$22.95 · USD$22.95

What the Poets Are Doing is a collection of conversations between millennial and Generation X poets focusing on the role of poetry and poets in the twenty-first century.