Mervyn Taylor

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Mervyn Taylor is a Trinidadian born, New York-based writer. He is the author of five books: The Waving Gallery (2014),  No Back Door (2010), Gone Away (2006), The Goat (1999), and An Island of His Own (1992).  Taylor was awarded the 2011 Paterson Award for Literary Excellence.

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Click here to buy his books.

Read Newsday‘s review of The Waving Gallery.

Read Elsewhere‘s review of The Waving Gallery.

Read Seeing Black‘s review of No Back Door.

Read Newsday‘s article on Taylor.

Watch Taylor’s reading of “The Bull”.