Deeply honored to participate in the celebration of living treasure Alice Walker's 75th birthday in her hometown of Eatonton, GA!

Featured in Best American Poetry 2019

"The Emperor's Deer," read beautifully by U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

After Watching “Surviving R. Kelly,” The First Days of a New Year Feel Like So Many Others

"People want me to believe / there’s a difference when the result / is the same, same, same."

Listen to Tess Taylor discuss Starshine & Clay on NPR's show "All Things Considered" along with two recent poetry collections:

The Poet Laureate Wants You to Read This Poem:

Recent Work @ Boston Review and Mezzo Cammin:

Poem Featured in PSA's "Poetry In Motion" Series, NYC MTA: