VOICES CARRY : POETRY
Mervyn Taylor, a Brooklyn enthusiast and Trinidad-born poet. Meryn is the author of six books of poetry. One of which entitled “No Back Door” (2010) received the Paterson Award for Literary Excellence. His latest book of poetry published just this year is entitled “Voices Carry”. His work has appeared in Black Renaissance Noire and in the anthology, The American Voice in Poetry. Meryn Has taught at the New School in the New York City and New York City public school system.
Mervyn speaks candidly and passionately about Brooklyn and the Caribbean in his material. We’re elated to have him share his work at the 2017 Black X White Cocktail Fundraiser.