David A. Taylor
David A. Taylor’s fiction has appeared in the anthologies Stress City and Eclectica’s Best Fiction, and in Potomac Review, Gargoyle, Jabberwock, Barrelhouse, Washington City Paper’s Fiction Issue, Rio Grande Review, and Baltimore Review. His collection,Success: Stories, received the Washington Writers’ Publishing House fiction prize and was a People’s Choice finalist in the Library of Virginia Literary Awards. His nonfiction book Soul of a People (2009,), about the WPA writers of the 1930s, was made into aSmithsonian documentary film that he wrote and co-produced, and ranked among the Best of the Month by Amazon.com and the year’s best books by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. His other nonfiction books include Ginseng, the Divine Root (2006), a plant’s odyssey, and The War of 1812 and the Rise of the U.S. Navy (2012), with Mark Collins Jenkins for National Geographic Books. He writes for Smithsonian and The Washington Post, teaches at The Writer’s Center and lives in DC. Twitter: @dataylor1.
3 entries by David A. Taylor
By Alessandro Orsini; translated by Sarah Jane Nodes
An Italian sociologist goes undercover to infiltrate a militant hate group.
Edited by Richard Peabody
Anthology of D.C. women writers ignores boundaries in favor of strong voices and strong characters.