E. Ethelbert Miller

1998 - 1999

E. Ethelbert Miller has published eight collections of poetry and a memoir, and is also the editor of many anthologies. His awards include the Columbia Merit Award and the O.B. Hardison Jr. Poetry Prize. In 1979, the Mayor of Washington, DC, proclaimed September 28 of that year as "E. Ethelbert Miller Day." Miller is the Founder and Director of the Ascension Poetry Reading Series, one of the oldest literary series in the Washington area, and the director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University. Read more about him at http://www.eethelbertmiller.com/.