June 2 @ 7:30 PM PDT
Taylor was born in Prattville, Alabama, and grew up in a small community outside Montgomery. Part of Taylor’s upbringing was spent in a very religious, conservative Baptist setting.
Taylor attended Auburn University Montgomery for his undergraduate studies, and then joined a graduate biochemistry program, and after leaving in 2016 began a career in creative writing. He earned graduate degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Iowa, where he was an Iowa Arts Fellow at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.