Mervyn Taylor, a Trinidad-born poet and longtime Brooklyn resident, has taught at Bronx
Community College, The New School and in the New York City public school system. He is the
author of seven books of poetry, including The Waving Gallery (2014), and most recently,
Country of Warm Snow (2020), a Poetry Book Society Recommendation that was listed for the
Bocas Lit Prize. Taylor recently published a chapbook of poems titled News of the Living: Corona Poems. Currently, he serves as co-editor on the advisory board of Slapering Hol Press.