Wayne Miller

Genres: Poetry

Wayne Miller is the author of five poetry collections, most recently We the Jury (Milkweed, 2021) and Post- (2016), which won the Colorado Book Award and the Rilke Prize for the best US book of the year by a mid-career poet. He has co-translated two books by the Albanian writer Moikom Zeqo—most recently Zodiac (Zephyr, 2015), which was shortlisted for the PEN Center USA Award in Translation—and he has co-edited three books, most recently Literary Publishing in the Twenty-First Century (Milkweed, 2016). Wayne has received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation, the Poetry Society of America, and Poetry magazine. In 2013 he was a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar to the Seamus Heaney Centre in Belfast. He is a professor at the University of Colorado Denver, where he edits the literary journal Copper Nickel.

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