From Clarksdale, Mississippi, Taylor Craven has twice received recognition in American Songwriter Magazine. He was a top ten finisher in the 2014 and 2015 Texas Troubadour Songwriter Classic, selected by Ray Wiley Hubbard and the late Hal Ketchum. He has shared the pen with songwriting masters Mark Sherrill, Wood Newton, Rafe Van Hoy and Bo Roberts, to name a few. His co-write with Roberts, “Somewhere Between Bridges” was recorded by Outlaw Country legend, Dallas Moore. “Claws (A Cat’s Letter to Santa)”, co-written with Tommy Crawford, was recorded by Hall of Famer Ray Stevens. Taylor is a founding member of the Mississippi Songwriter Alliance and Festival.