E. Ethelbert Miller

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E. Ethelbert Miller is the author of two memoirs, ''Fathering Words'' (2000), and ''The Fifth Inning'' (2009), and nine books of poems, including ''Where Are the Love Poems for Dictators?'' (1986), ''Whispers, Secrets and Promises'' (1998), and ''How We Sleep on Nights We Don't Make Love'' (2004). He edited four anthologies, including ''In Search of Color Everywhere'' (1994) and ''Beyond the Frontier'' (2002). Miller is the board chair of the Institute for Policy Studies. He co-edits ''Poet Lore'' with Jody Bolz and serves on the Board of The Writer's Center. Miller was a Fulbright Senior Specialist Program Fellow in 2004 and 2012. Other honors include an O.B. Hardison, Jr. Poetry Prize from the Folger Shakespeare Library, a Mayor's Arts Award for Literature, an honorary doctorate from Emory & Henry College, a PEN Oakland Josephine Miles Award, a Poets & Writers—Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers award, and a 2003 "DC We Read" selection by the DC Public Libraries.
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'''E. Ethelbert Miller''' is a writer and literary activist. He is the author of several collections of poetry and two memoirs. Miller serves as the board chair of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), a progressive think tank located in Washington, D.C. For fourteen years he has been the editor of ''Poet Lore'', the oldest poetry magazine published in the United States. In 1996, Miller delivered the commencement address at Emory and Henry College and was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Literature. He has been a Fulbright Senior Specialist Program Fellow to Israel in 2004 and 2012. Miller is often heard on National Public Radio. He is host of the weekly morning radio show ''On the Margin'' which airs on WPFW-FM 89.3. Miller is host and producer of ''The Scholars'' on UDC-TV, and his E-Notes has been a popular blog since 2004. On April 19, 2015, Miller was inducted into the Washington DC Hall of Fame. The AWP presented Miller with the ''2016 George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature''. His latest book of poetry, ''The Collected Poems of E. Ethelbert Miller'', edited by Kirsten Porter and published in March 2016 by Aquarius Press, is a comprehensive collection that represents over 40 years of his career as a poet.
  
 
''Beltway Poetry Quarterly'': http://www.beltwaypoetry.com/poetry/poets/names/miller-e-ethelbert/
 
''Beltway Poetry Quarterly'': http://www.beltwaypoetry.com/poetry/poets/names/miller-e-ethelbert/
  
Submitted by Kim Roberts, December 2013
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Submitted by Kim Roberts, December 2013, edited August 2016
  
  
 
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E. Ethelbert Miller is a writer and literary activist. He is the author of several collections of poetry and two memoirs. Miller serves as the board chair of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), a progressive think tank located in Washington, D.C. For fourteen years he has been the editor of Poet Lore, the oldest poetry magazine published in the United States. In 1996, Miller delivered the commencement address at Emory and Henry College and was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Literature. He has been a Fulbright Senior Specialist Program Fellow to Israel in 2004 and 2012. Miller is often heard on National Public Radio. He is host of the weekly morning radio show On the Margin which airs on WPFW-FM 89.3. Miller is host and producer of The Scholars on UDC-TV, and his E-Notes has been a popular blog since 2004. On April 19, 2015, Miller was inducted into the Washington DC Hall of Fame. The AWP presented Miller with the 2016 George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature. His latest book of poetry, The Collected Poems of E. Ethelbert Miller, edited by Kirsten Porter and published in March 2016 by Aquarius Press, is a comprehensive collection that represents over 40 years of his career as a poet.

Beltway Poetry Quarterly: http://www.beltwaypoetry.com/poetry/poets/names/miller-e-ethelbert/

Submitted by Kim Roberts, December 2013, edited August 2016


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