Denise Miller

Denise Miller is a professor, poet and mixed media artist whose publications include poems in Dunes Review, African American Review and Blackberry: A Magazine. She’s the 2015 Willow Books Emerging Poet, an AROHO Waves Discussion Fellowship awardee, a finalist for the Barbara Deming Money for Women Fund, and a Hedgebrook Fellow. Her newest book, Core, released from Willow Books in November 2015 has been nominated for a 2016 American Book Award and a 2016 Pushcart Prize. Additionally, one of her poems from a collection in progress has also been nominated for the 2016 Pushcart Prize. Miller’s newest book, Ligatures for Brown Bodies, is forthcoming through Rattle Press November of 2016. She is a 2016 American Antiquarian Society Fellow. More of her work can be found at

Denise's artwork is featured on the cover of It's All Tangled in the Sweat on My Neck by James Croteau.