Taylor, Henry

Henry Taylor is Professor Emeritus of Literature at American University. The third of his five collections of poems, The Flying Change (LSU, 1986), received the 1986 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. His most recent collection, Brief Candles (LSU), appeared in 2000. He has received numerous awards including the Witter Bynner Prize of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters (1984), and the Aiken Taylor Award in Modern American Poetry. His poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issues 4 and 12.