Amy Miller

Ashland, OR
Website: 
http://writers-island.blogspot.com/

Author's Bio

Amy Miller is the author of nine poetry and nonfiction chapbooks, including Botanica (2012), Tea Before Questions (2010) and Beautiful/Brutal (2009). She has taught workshops on writing and publishing for the Jack London Writers’ Conference, Oregon State Poetry Association, California Writers’ Club, and San Francisco State University. She was a co-founder of the Piccolo Poetry Series, the largest poetry open mike on the San Francisco Peninsula, and currently works as the publications project manager for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.

Publications and Prizes

Journal

Many Mountains Moving
Rattle
Alehouse
Zyzzyva
Mudfish
Permafrost
Northwest Review
Rattapallax
Crab Orchard Review
Willow Springs
Nimrod
Bellingham Review
Prizes: 
Cultural Center of Cape Cod National Poetry Competition, Cloudbank Prize, Kay Snow Award, Whiskey Island Poetry Prize, Alehouse Happy Hour Prize (finalist), Poets' Dinner Grand Prize, Idaho Prize from Lost Horse Press (longlisted), 49th Parallel Award (finalist), Pablo Neruda Prize (finalist)

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Sunnyvale, CA
Raised in: 
Westfield, MA

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian, Among Others by Cecelia Hagen
Favorite Books:
Brave New World, All Flesh Is Grass, Anna Karenina, The Corrections, The Confessions of Max Tivoli
Favorite Authors:
Andrew Sean Greer, Kurt Vonnegut, Chuck Palahniuk, Molly Gloss, Clifford D. Simak

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Listing last updated: July 20, 2012.