Taylor Larsen has an MFA in fiction from Columbia University. She has taught fiction writing at Columbia University and the Sackett Street Writers Workshop, as well as literature courses for Pace University. Taylor is the author of the novel Stranger, Father, Beloved (Gallery Books, July 2016). Her stories have appeared in Joyland and Windmill: The Hofstra Journal of Literature & Art. Her essays have appeared in The Huffington Post, Bustle, Literary Hub, The Negatives, and Women Writers, Women’s Books. Originally from Alexandria, VA, Taylor currently resides with her husband in Brooklyn, NY.