Brandon Taylor

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Brandon Taylor is a Ph.D. candidate in biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He’s also currently the assistant editor of Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading. He’s been both a Kimbilio Fiction Fellow and a Lambda Literary Fellow in Fiction. 


Cover Photo: Minor Moves by Brandon Taylor
Cover Photo: Brandon Taylor
TinyLetter of the Month: Brandon Taylor, “Hours”

“It’s nothing to work that way, deep into the night, until the sky goes dark and then soft gray.”

Mar 01, 2017
Cover Photo: We're Just People by Brandon Taylor
Cover Photo: photo y Ted Winder/flickr
Spectator: My Family, My Rapist, and Mourning Online

“I keep looking for that final update, confirmation that he is gone.”

Nov 22, 2016
Cover Photo: Fair Weather by Brandon Taylor
Cover Photo: Fundamentals by Brandon Taylor
Cover Photo: Toward a Dark Coast by Brandon Taylor
Cover Photo: A Partial View by Brandon Taylor
A Partial View

Storms foretell their coming: metal stings the air and there is the long vibration of distant thunder.

Oct 30, 2015
Cover Photo: Photo by Caleb George
It Eddies at Your Back

Other people’s problems are always more easily discerned than your own—paper ships at a distance.

Oct 04, 2015
Cover Photo: Photo by Adrien Coquet
A Single, Blinding Moment

And it is probably a mistake to agree, but he does, because her voice is calling his name, chanting it, transforming it again in a way that he knows no one else can or will.

Sep 24, 2015