This event is free and open to the public.
Brenda Miller is the author of Listening Against the Stone: Selected Essays, Blessing of the Animals, and Season of the Body. She co-authored, with poet Holly J. Hughes, The Pen and the Bell: Mindful Writing in a Busy World and is also the co-author of Tell it Slant: Creating, Refining, and Publishing Creative Nonfiction, 2nd Edition.
Her work has received six Pushcart Prizes, and all six prize-winning essays are included in Listening Against the Stone. Her essays have been published in many journals, including Fourth Genre, Creative Nonfiction, The Sun, Utne Reader, The Georgia Review, and The Missouri Review.
Miller directs the MFA program in Creative Writing and the MA program in English Studies at Western Washington University and serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Bellingham Review. She lives in Bellingham, WA, with her dog Abbe.
This event is sponsored by the Department of English, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the English Club. Contact Professor Kathlene Postma for more information.