Kei Miller2019-09-13T07:37:26+02:00

Writer

Kei Miller

Born in Jamaica.

Writer

Kei Miller

Born in Jamaica.

Kei Miller (1978) is an award-winning Jamaican poet, fiction writer, essayist, blogger and university professor. He got his PhD at the University of Glasgow where he spent years teaching Caribbean literature. He now teaches Creative Writing at the University of Exeter. For his literary work he has been awarded numerous awards and accolades, such as the Caribbean Rhodes Trust Fellowship for cultural studies and the Silver Musgrave Medal by the Institute of Jamaica. He has also compiled and edited a unique and highly praised anthology of newer Caribbean poetry. Miller’s third novel Augustown (2016) won the Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature and in 2018 he was awarded with the Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Award for Excellence in Arts & Letters. He has published the following works: Fear of Stones and Other Stories (short stories, 2006), Kingdom of Empty Bellies (poetry, 2006), There Is an Anger That Moves (poetry, 2007), New Caribbean Poetry: An Anthology (anthology, 2007), The Same Earth (novel, 2008), The Last Warner Woman (novel, 2010), A Light Song of Light (poetry, 2010), Writing Down the Vision: Essays and Prophecies (essays, 2013), The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion (poetry, 2014), Augustown (novel, 2016).

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