Jorie Miller

Jorie Miller, a Southwest Minnesota native, graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelors Degree in Humanities in 1984. She then received her Masters Degree from the University of Minnesota in English with writing emphasis in 1991. She has taught creative writing in Brussels, where she lived for four years, and also at The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, MN since 2000. In the fall of 2004, Jorie won a Loose-Leaf Poetry Series contest for her poem At the Beginning of the War: Thinking of Two Paintings by Goya.

During her time at the Center, Jorie worked on her memoir, For You There Are No Words. She hopes to preserve the time and place where her ancestors lived and by doing so contribute to the larger history of Southwestern Minnesota.

Public Presentation: Thursday, April 21, 2005 12:00-1:00 IL 214.


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Last updated: March 21, 2006