For You There Are No Words: A Southwestern Minnesota Story

Jorie Miller, Rural and Regional Studies Fellow, will present a reading from her memoir-in-process titled, For You There Are No Words: A Southwestern Minnesota Story, on Thursday April 21, 2005 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in IL 214. The reading will be followed by a talk on writing the memoir.

Ms. Miller is a fourth-generation Minnesotan with farming and immigrant roots reaching back 120 years. Her work at the Center for Rural and Regional Studies has centered on collecting oral histories, and on researching local historical records in Lyon and Lincoln Counties, the setting for the memoir. Ms. Miller writes poetry and memoir. She holds a BA in Humanities and MA in English from the University of Minnesota. Her work has appeared in journals such as California Quarterly, Fifth Column and ArtWorld Quarterly. She teaches creative writing at The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis. Please bring your lunch and join us!

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Last updated: March 21, 2006