Lisa C. Taylor is the author of the poetry collection Necessary Silence, published in early 2013. She also has two published chapbooks Talking to Trees (2007) and Insufficient Thanks (2012) and a full-length collaborative collection of poetry with Irish poet and writer, Geraldine Mills, The Other Side of Longing (2011).
The Other Side of Longing was chosen for the Elizabeth Shanley Gerson Honor at University of Connecticut where both Taylor and Mills were Lecturers of Irish Literature in 2011. This book was used in University of Connecticut Irish Contemporary Literature classes.
Taylor holds an MFA in Creative Writing, and teaches part-time at Eastern Connecticut State University. She also works as a writer-in-residence in schools and has been a professional educator for over twenty years. Her honors include two AAUP Faculty Development Awards, a Pushcart nomination, and several book finalist designations.
She will be in residence at Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Ireland in 2013. More information about Taylor is available on her web site, www.lisactaylor.com.