© Council for Wisconsin Writers 2015 Council for Wisconsin Writers Council for Wisconsin Writers Marilyn L. Taylor Marilyn L. Taylor What could be more gratifying than being part of an organization that honors the best of Wisconsin's writers?  It continues to be an extraordinary privilege.  CWW: Annual Awards Chair Email: mlt@uwm.edu Website: www.mlt-poet.com Hometown: Madison Marilyn, former Poet Laureate of the state of Wisconsin (2009 and 2010) and the city of Milwaukee (2004 and 2005), is the author of six collections of poetry.  Her award-winning poems and essays have  appeared in many anthologies and journals, including Poetry, The American Scholar, Able Muse, Measure, and Ted Kooser's "American Life in Poetry" column. Marilyn taught poetry and poetics for fifteen years at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and currently serves on the advisory board of the Low-Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing at Western State College, Gunnison, Colorado.  She has recently signed on as a regular host  for the "Radio Literature" program on Madison's WORT-FM.