Joelle Taylor

Kendal Poetry Festival Poet Joelle Taylor
Photo credit: Roman Mandfredi

Festival Poet

Joelle Taylor is the author of 4 collections of poetry. Her most recent collection C+NTO & Othered Poems (Westbourne Press) won the 2021 T.S Eliot Prize; and is the subject of a Radio 4 arts documentary Butch. She is co-curator and host of Out-Spoken Live, resident at the Southbank Centre, and the current editor of Out-Spoken Press. She has recently completed a book tour of Australia including Sydney Opera House (March 2022). C+NTO is being adapted for theatre. She is completing her memoirs for publication in 2023, as well as a novel of interconnecting stories, The Night Alphabet.

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