keith-taylor-2Keith Taylor has authored or edited 16 books and chapbooks, including his most recent small collection, Fidelities (Alice Greene and Co., 2015). His last full-length collection was If the World Becomes So Bright, and his next one, The Bird-while, will be published by Wayne State University Press in February 2017. He has also co-edited several collections of fiction and non-fiction, including a recent collection of contemporary Michigan ghost stories. His poems, stories, reviews and translations have appeared widely in North America and in Europe. He has received Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. He teaches at the University of Michigan where he also serves as Associate Editor of Michigan Quarterly Review and director of the Bear River Writers Conference. He spends his summers teaching at the University of Michigan Biological Station near Pellston. www.keithtaylorannarbor.com

The Magic of Writing: Inspiration from Decades of Writing will be the Keynote Address after lunch by our Featured Speaker, Keith Taylor. Mr. Taylor will be available for signing books following his talk.