Kei Miller

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Kei Miller is a Jamaican writer and poet. He has published three volumes of poetry, Kingdom of Empty Bellies (2006), There Is an Anger That Moves (2007) and A Light Song of Light (2010), two novels, The Same Earth (2008) and The Last Warner Woman (2010), and a collection of short stories, Fear of Stones and Other Stories (2006). He has also edited New Caribbean Poetry: An Anthology (2007). He won the Jamaica Observer Literary Prizes for fiction and poetry in 2002 and, in 2007, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize in the category of Best First Book (Canada or Caribbean). Kei Miller was longlisted for the 2011 inaugural OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature.

More resources:

Click here to buy books by Kei Miller.

Visit Kei Miller’s blog.

Learn more about Kei Miller at the Carcanet Press website.

Read The Caribbean Review of Books‘s review of A Light Song of Light.

Read The Independent‘s review of The Same Earth.

Read Star Tribune‘s review of The Last Warner Woman.

Read Iota‘s interview, and the poems For the girl who died by dancing and In praise of the revolutionary properties of ice cream, but in particular, the flavour Chunky Monkey.

Read Susumba‘s article.

Read Kei Miller’s articles for The CRB, “The texture of fiction” and “Literature from where I stand, or rather sit; no, make that stand . . .

Listen to Kei Miller’s poetry on The Poetry Archive.

Listen to Caribbean Free Radio‘s podcast interview with The CRB‘s Nicholas Laughlin.

Watch the Literature in Real Time project’s interview on The Last Warner Woman.

Watch the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa‘s “On the Move: Interviews with Writers” interview, and read The University of Iowa’s News Services news release.