Jane Miller

Valyntina Grenier

Jane Miller has written twelve books, most recently Who Is Trixie the Trasher? and Other Questions, and including Working Time: Essays on Poetry, Culture, and Travel. She has performed her creative work and lectured on literature and the fine arts at universities, colleges, libraries, community centers, and public arts venues for over thirty years. She is the recipient of a Wallace Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, the Western States Book Award, and the Audre Lorde Award. Miller served as a professor for many years in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Arizona—including a stint as its director—and as a visiting poet at the University of Texas Michener Center for Writers in Austin.

Awards and Honors

Wallace Foundation Writer’s Award

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

Two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships

The Publishing Triangle’s Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry

Western States Book Award

Four Corners Book Award

The American Poetry Review’s Jerome Shestack Prize

National Poetry Series Open Competition

Discovery Award for Young Poets