Interview with Glenn Taylor on West Virginia and the Creative Life


From the Miami Book Fair, Glenn Taylor, author and professor, sat down with host Joseph Lapin to discuss the creative life. What is amazing about sitting down with Glenn is listening about his experience growing up in West Virginia and how that experience and those memories gave birth to incredible works of fiction. Listen below for more on Glenn's working life and creative journey. 

Glenn Taylor is the author of the novels A Hanging at Cinder Bottom, The Marrowbone Marble Company and The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His writing has appeared in The Guardian, GQ, and Electric Literature, among others. He resided for a time in Austin, Texas, and after that, Chicago. He earned an MFA from Texas State University. Glenn was born and raised in Huntington, West Virginia, and he now lives with his wife and three sons in Morgantown, where he teaches in the MFA Program at West Virginia University.