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Cheryl Boyce-Taylor and Kathy Engel

Cheryl Boyce-Taylor and Kathy Engel were recorded in July this year at the Poetry Marathon at the East Hampton Town Marine Museum in Amagansett.  Cheryl Boyce-Taylor was b orn in Trinidad and raised in Queens, New York. She is the author of three collections of poetry: Raw Air, Night When Moon Follows,  and  Convincing the Body.  Her work has been published in various anthologies including:  Callaloo, Carry the Word, The Mom Egg, To Be Left With The Body, So Much Things To Say: 100 Calabash Poets, Making the Trees Shiver,  and  Of Fire Of Iron,  an anthology she published for The Hot Poets Collective.  A poet and teaching artist, Boyce-Taylor holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Stonecoast: University of Southern Maine,  and an MSW in Social Work from Fordham University in New York City. Boyce-Taylor's text  Water  was commissioned by Jacob's Pillow and the National Foundation for the Arts for  Ronald K. Brown/Evidence Dance Company.  In 2011 she was P