Taylor M. Polites

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Taylor M. Polites received an MFA in Creative Writing from Wilkes University, where he was awarded the 2009 Norris Church Mailer Fellowship. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Books by this Author

This “gloriously gothic”* novel about a young widow trying to survive in the violent world of Reconstruction Alabama is “history with a heartbeat, lovingly described and yet a true page turner” (Providence Journal).Brimming with atmosphere and edgy suspense, The Rebel Wife presents a young widow trying to survive in the violent world of Reconstruction Alabama, where the old gentility masks continuing violence fueled by hatred, treachery, and still powerful secrets. Augusta Branson was born into...

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If I had a heraldic motto, it would be "Scribo ergo sum".  I write, therefore I am.  :)

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Where I am.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Reading history

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Is that right?

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Hillary Clinton

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