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Joe William Taylor is an American publishing executive, professor, and writer.


Joe Taylor was born on January 27, 1949 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, into the family of William Louis Taylor and Mary Louise Cox.


In 1975 Joe received Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy at the University of Kentucky. Then he studied at Florida State University, where he earned Master of Arts in 1981 and Doctor of Philosophy in 1985.


After finishing his education, Joe was a reader for Peachtree Press. In Alabama, he was a judge for the first Fred Bonnie Memorial Award. He taught at St. Leo College and now teaches at the University of West Alabama, where he has served as editor and publisher of Livingston Press for nearly twenty years. He has a previously published novel, "Oldcat & Ms. Puss: A Book of Days for You and Me", three published story collections, and several edited anthologies of stories. He has also two novels forthcoming.


  • Joe Taylor is highly famous as the author of comic novels "Oldcat and Ms. Puss: A Book of Days" and "The Once and Future Bunion."



  • Associated Writing Programs

  • Modern Language Association of America


  • Writers

    Graham Greene, Laurence Stern, Robertson Davies, and Angela Carter


Firstly, Joe married Linda Bramse, but they divorced in 1973. Then he married a registered nurse Patricia Willey on December 18, 1982.

William Louis Taylor

Mary Louise Cox - registered nurse

spouse 1st:
Linda Bramse

spouse 2nd:
Patricia Willey - registered nurse