David A. Taylor

David A. Taylor is the author of Soul of a People: The WPA Writers’ Project Uncovers Depression America and writer/producer of the documentary film of the same title, as well as The People’s Recorder podcast. His 2018 book, Cork Wars: Intrigue and Industry in World War II, received an Independent Publisher Book Award, and his short fiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. He teaches science writing at Johns Hopkins University.

Listening Anew to an American Nomad

How the Grammys recognized Harry Partch nearly 50 years after his death

By David A. Taylor | Friday November 3, 2023

Literary Cubs, Canceling Out Each Other’s Reticence

Letters between Federal Writers’ Project cohorts Richard Wright and Nelson Algren depict a mutual admiration rare among young novelists

By David A. Taylor | Sunday March 1, 2009


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