Joelle Taylor (b. 1967) is a poet, playwright and author from Lancashire, UK. She founded SLAMbassadors, the UK's national slam poetry championship for young people, as well as the international oral project Borderlines. She has published four collections of poems including Ska Tissue (2011), The Woman Who Was Not There (2014) and Songs My Enemy Taught Me (2017). Taylor received the T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry for her latest collection of poems, C+nto & Othered Poems (2021).