About Brenda Miller

Brenda Miller is the author of many essay collections, including A Braided Heart: Essays on Writing and Form and An Earlier Life, which received the Washington State Book Award for Memoir. She also co-authored Tell It Slant: Creating, Refining and Publishing Creative Nonfiction (Third Edition published 2019) and The Pen and The Bell: Mindful Writing in a Busy World. Her chapbook Daughters of Elderly Women was the Floating Bridge 2020 prize winner. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Tupelo Quarterly, Sweet, Bellevue Literary Review, Fusion, and Psaltery and Lyre. Her work has received six Pushcart Prizes. She is a Professor of English at Western Washington University and associate faculty at the Rainier Writing Workshop. Her website is www.brendamillerwriter.com.