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Elizabeth Taylor

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Taylor lives in Chicago.

Biography: Taylor is the Literary Editor and Sunday Magazine Editor of the ''Chicago Tribune''. A former President of the National Book Critics Circle, she still serves on the Board of Directors and chairs the strategic planning committee. Elizabeth has also served as a Pulitzer juror and has charied the Biography and Fiction committees.Taylor grew up in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a Mary Lyon Scholar at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. She went on to Yale University where she earned an MA. After college, she worked for the Carnegie Institute for Peace and then for the ''Philadelphia Inquirer'' where she wrote opinion columns and book reviews.

  • American Pharaoh Society of Midland Authors Prize

Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers


Selected Titles

American pharaoh :
ISBN: 0316834890 OCLC: 47082624

Back Bay Books, Little, Brown and Company, Boston : 2001.