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Five Leaves Author Interviews – Maria Taylor (online)

Maria Taylor is a poet and reviewer living in Leicestershire. Her new collection, Dressing for the Afterlife, is published by Nine Arches in September 2020. Instructions for Making Me was published by HappenStance (2016), and her first collection, Melanchrini (Nine Arches Press, 2012), was shortlisted for the Michael Murphy Memorial Prize. She was born in Worksop of Greek Cypriot parents. At the age of six, her family moved to London. After studying at Warwick and Manchester she became a teacher of English and is now a lecturer in Creative Writing.

This interview is pre-recorded and will be released on our YouTube channel at 7pm on September 8th. Tune in then and join in the live chat, or watch any time afterwards at your leisure.