What makes this memoir so fine, so special, is not just the power of these brushes with death, but [O'Farrell's] examination of them....more
Taylor Larsen is a graduate of Columbia University’s MFA program in fiction writing. Taylor currently teaches fiction writing for Pace University, Catapult, and The Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop.Taylor is the author of the debut novel, Stranger, Father, Beloved
(Gallery Books/Simon & Schuster, 2016). She is the co-editor for the literary website, The Negatives. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Joyland, The Brooklyn Review Windmill, The Huffington Post, Bustle, Literary Hub, the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Rumpus, The Negatives, and Women Writers, Women’s Books. Taylor will be EJ Levy’s Peter Taylor fellow at The Kenyon Review Writers Conference in the summer of 2018. Taylor currently resides with her family outside of NYC.