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Carly Joy Miller

b. 1988

Current City, State, Country

New York, New York, USA

Birth City, State, Country

Los Angeles, California, USA


Carly Joy Miller is the author of Ceremonial (Orison Books, 2018), selected by Carl Phillips as the winner of the 2017 Orison Poetry Prize, and the chapbook Like a Beast (Anhinga Press, 2017), winner of the 2016 Rick Campbell Chapbook Prize. Her work has appeared in The Academy of American Poet’s Poem a Day, Gulf Coast, West Branch, and elsewhere. A digital content writer and editor, Carly also teaches in The Writer’s Foundry at St. Joseph’s University in Brooklyn.

Published Works

Ceremonial (Orison Books, 2018)
Like a Beast (Anhinga Press, 2017)

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Links to Sample Works

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University of California, Irvine (BA – English, emphasis in Creative Writing)
San Diego state University (MFA – Creative Writing – Poetry)

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