Steven Taylor is a poet, musician, song writer and ethnomusicologist. He has published two books of poems and a musical ethnography, "False Prophet: Field Notes from the Punk Underground". He has composed music for the theater, film, radio drama, and installations and made more than a dozen records with various artists. He has toured and recorded with Allen Ginsberg
, Anne Waldman
, Kenward Elmslie
, The Fugs
and the New York hardcore band False Prophets (2)
. He teaches poetry workshops and literary theory classes in the MFA and BA programs and the history of the avant-garde in the lower division.