I am a writer, editor, and researcher currently living in Chicago, Illinois.
I am the co-founder and editor of a magazine called The Documentarian, which strives for critical and original documentation in numerous forms; through writing, sound, photography and other mediums.
My work is influenced by mixing artistic processes with documentary research. I frequently collaborate with visual artists, poets, dancers, and musicians as a creative director, writer, and assistant editor.
My art reviews have been published in Chicago Artist Writers, Newcity, Tides Magazine, and the Chicago Reader. My creative nonfiction has been published in General Subject Magazine, Mouse Magazine, Plates Journal, and Feminist Rant. My words have also been featured at Svalbard Global Seed Vault (Norway), Mana Contemporary (Chicago), Arc Gallery (Chicago), and BBK Studios (Berlin).
I have a B.A. from Bard College in Human Rights and Literature.
I speak French and Icelandic with native fluency, and intermediate German. I am available for editorial assignments or artistic collaborations: manahaotaylor[at]gmail[dot]com