Brandon Taylor

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Brandon Taylor is the Senior Editor of Recommended Reading and a staff writer at Literary Hub. He has an MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where he was an Iowa Arts Fellow. His debut novel, Real Life, is forthcoming from Riverhead Books.  


Cover Photo: Illustration by Sarah Robbins for Catapult
The Kings of Norway

They all were going around trying to prove themselves, litigating the case for their own worth: Look at me, look at me, look at me—I matter, don’t I?

Jun 07, 2019
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: 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