Greg Miller (poet)

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Greg Miller
Born 1957 (age 59–60)
Kentucky, United States
Occupation Poet, academic
Nationality American
Genre Poetry, literary criticism

David Gregory Miller (born 1957) is an American poet and academic. He has written four books of poetry. He has been working as an English language teacher at Millsaps College in Mississippi. Miller's poems have published in several literary magazines.[1]


Miller was born in Kentucky. He has been a writing fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Yaddo and MacDowell Colonies in the United States, and at the Camargo Foundation and the CAMAC Centre d’Art in France. Miller was named Mississippi Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Having served as chair of the English Department and President of the Faculty Council, Miller is a professor of English at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi; he received his Ph.D. in English from the University of California at Berkeley, his M.A. in English and Creative Writing from Stanford University and his B.A. in French Literature and Political Science from Vanderbilt University. Miller currently serves as chair of the Sudanese Ministry Committee of the Episcopal Church, Diocese of Mississippi, and he has edited and published, with the help of his students, a pamphlet of personal stories by Sudanese refugees entitled The Long Journey: Sudanese Refugees in Mississippi Tell Their Stories.



Literary criticism[edit]

  • The Language of Love in the Poetry of George Herbert and Emily Dickinson (1992) doctoral dissertation at University of California, Berkeley
  • Scribal and Print Publication: The Case of George Herbert's English Poems" (Fall 1999 / Spring 2000) George Herbert Journal, Volume 23, Numbers 1 & 2
  • "Glorious, Afflicting, Beneficial": Triangular Romance and Dickinson's Rhetoric of Apocalypse (Fall 2002) The Emily Dickinson Journal, Volume 11, Number 2
  • George Herbert’s ‘Holy Patterns’: Reforming Individuals in Community (June 2007) Continuum Literary Studies

Works on line[edit]


  1. ^ Iron Wheel. Books.Google. Retrieved 2012-07-04.