Taylor Hagood: Writer, Lecturer, Professor Taylor Hagood: Writer, Lecturer, Professor
Writer - Lecturer - Scholar - Professor


Upcoming Appearances

"Beale Street & Beyond": Essay on Memphis Published

Hagood Reads Poetry

In this one-time event, Hagood reads poetry by such legends as John Keats, Emily Dickinson, Elizabeth Bishop, and James Wright. Osher Lifelong Learning, Boca Raton, FL, February 12, 7:00-8:30 pm.
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Based on the phone book lecture series, this essay on Memphis, Tennessee, blends travel writing, history, and personal essay. Published in the start-up magazine Throomers , read it here .

Article on Brett Halliday Published


For lovers of classic Florida crime fiction, check out my article on the front page of the Accent section in the November 11 Sunday Edition of the Palm Beach Post . Entitled, "The long-forgotten writer of Florida noir," it discusses the writing of Brett Halliday.
Drawing on his background as the child of a magician, Taylor offers this one-time event on the intensely interesting life of the great magician
and escape-artist Harry Houdini. Osher Lifelong Learning, Jupiter, Florida, Feburary 26, 1:30-3:00 pm
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"Faulkner" Review Essay Published

Starting with the recently-published 2017 edition of American Literary Scholarship , published by Duke University Press, Hagood is publishing the annual review essay of Faulkner scholarship.

Methvin Lecture, University of Georgia

Hagood will give the 2019 Barbara Methvin Lecture at the University of Georgia. The lecture is entitled "'Courage to Look': Authenticity, Class, and Pragmatic Discourse in Southern Literature and Culture." Athens, Georgia, February 27, 4:30 pm.
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