Jane Miller

Poet Jane Miller’s most recent book is Midnights, a Saturnalia Press artist/poet collaboration book with visual art by Beverly Pepper.  Her other works include the book- length sequence A Palace of Pearls (Copper Canyon Press), winner of the 2006 Audre Lord Prize in Poetry; Wherever You Lay Your HeadMemory at These Speeds: New and Selected PoemsThe Greater Leisures, a National Poetry Series Selection; and August Zero, winner of the Western States Book Award.  She is also the author of Working Time: Essays on Poetry, Culture, and Travel, published in the University of Michigan’s Poets on Poetry Series.  She is the recipient of a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Award for Poetry, as well as of a Guggenheim Fellowship and two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships.  She serves as an adjudicator for the Fullbright Foundation and as a consultant to several literary foundations and literary presses.  A resident of Tucson, she is Professor of English in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Arizona, where she served as director from 1999 to 2003.


Writers on Writing Reading Series - Fall 2008