Ashley Taylor is a non-binary poet and MFA candidate at Spalding University’s School of Professional and Creative Writing. They curate, promote, and design inclusive programming for creative writing workshops and performing arts events. Ashley earned an MA in English from the University of Louisville, where they served as graduate editor of Miracle Monocle, facilitator of UofL’s LGBTQ Creative Writing Group, and writing instructor of college composition and introduction to creative writing. They are the founder of the Louisville reading series River City Revue, the author of The Metamorphosis of Narcissus (Damaged Goods Press, 2019), and a teacher at the Jewish Community Center in Louisville KY.