Judith Taylor was born and brought up in Perthshire. She studied English and Mediaeval History at St Andrews University and spent the early part of her career as a librarian. She now lives in Aberdeen, where she works in IT.
Her poetry has appeared widely in magazines; her first chapbook collection, Earthlight, was published by Koo Press in 2006 and her second, Local Colour, by Calder Wood Press in 2010. Three of Judith’s poems have been chosen for the SPL’s Best Scottish Poems of the year series, most recently ‘Flowers’, from her first full-length collection, Not in Nightingale Country, (Red Squirrel Press, 2017).