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Welcome to the online home of Vancouver poet Rob Taylor

Latest News

The News has been shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize!

My second poetry collection, The News was published by Gaspereau Press in the Fall of 2016.

It is a series of 36 poems, written during my wife's pregnancy with our first son. You can read a few poems from the book on my "Poems" page.

You can also read a CBC article about The News, and listen to an interview with me, here. You can read a review of the book from the Vancouver Sun here.

Forthcoming Events:

Swoon Reading Series
May 13, 2017, 7 PM
Trees Coffee
450 Granville Street, Vancouver
Featuring: Curtis LeBlanc, Chelsea Rooney, me, and more!

Recent/Forthcoming Publications: 

Łazienki Park (Poetry Chapbook), The Alfred Gustav Press (December 2017)

"Six Weeks", "Fifteen Weeks" and "Thirty-Eight Weeks" (Poetry), Event (Winter 2017)

"Ultrasound" and "Twenty-Three Weeks" (Poetry), The Fiddlehead (Fall 2016)

"The Gold of Your Senses" (Fiction), Grain (Spring 2016)

"The Cyclist" (Non-Fiction), Big Truths (Spring 2016)