Jane Taylor is a poet with a special interest in creative collaboration. Her first book was a duet with poet, Judith Tate O’Brien, By the Grace of Ghosts. In 2007, Jane partnered with poet, Anita Skeen, in When We Say Shelter, poems inspired by their shared experience teaching at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico. The Lady Victory (Turning Point 2012) was adapted for the stage in 2013 by Ann Folino White and premiered at Michigan State University Drama and Theatre Series New Plays/New Ways. Jane’s latest book, Pencil Light, came out in 2015.
Jane has a Masters in English/Creative Writing from the University of Central Oklahoma, a Master of Library Science and a BA in Women’s Studies from O.U. She is a Virginia Center for Creative Arts Fellow. She lives in Oklahoma City, curates poetry events at Artspace at Untitled Gallery, teaches at Ghost Ranch, and writes about poetry, letters, teaching and other obsessions at Janevincenttaylor.blogspot.com.