Local Features
2:34 am
Wed October 24, 2007

Wayne Miller

Murray, KY – Poet Wayne Miller's writings have earned him a Rush Lily Fellowship, a Poetry Society of America Award, and a prize from Poetry magazine. His poems are in important literary journals and reviews. He reads from his books of poems, Only the Senses Sleep, October 25th at Murray State University. He says he found his voice in poetry through regimented reading.

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The much lauded poet teaches at the University of Central Missouri where he co-edits Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing. His books include Only the Senses Sleep., and What Night Says to the Empty Boat (Notes for a Film in Verse). He is co-translator of Albanian poet Moikom Seqo's book, I Don't Believe in Ghosts. His reading at Murray State's Clara Eagle Gallery starts at 7:30pm Thursday, October 25th. It's on the 6th floor of Doyle Fine Arts.