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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Pamela Miller  

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Born: 1952 in Baltimore, Maryland


Illinois Connection

Miller grew up on the South Side of Chicago and now lives on the North Side of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Pamela Miller has been writing and performing poetry for more than 30 years. During this time, she has published four books of poems. She has won three Illinois Arts Council Literary Awards, and her work has appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including ''The Paris Review'', ''Pudding'', ''Wicked Alice'', ''The MacGuffin'', ''blossombones'', Poetry ''Super Highway'', ''Concho River Review'', ''OVS'', ''Free Lunch'', ''After Hours'', ''The Great American Poetry Show 2'', and ''How to Read a Poem''.

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-- Miller has won awards from the Illinois Arts Council, the Feminist Writers Guild, the Jo-Anne Hirshfield Poetry Awards, Rambunctious Review and the Frieda Stein Fenster Memorial Poetry Awards.