THE MAGICAL SOUNDS OF A WVIK INTERVIEW

Follow the link below to experience an interview with me conducted by Don Wooten, in the seventh decade of his broadcasting career, and Roald Tweet, Augustana College professor emeritus, at NPR affiliate WVIK on June 27, 2019:

https://www.wvik.org/post/scribble-ben-miller#stream/0

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Don Wooten, Ben Miller, Roald Tweet (left to right)

 

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IMAGES FROM JUNE APPEARANCE AT FIGGE ART MUSEUM

On June 27that 7 pm I delivered an address–“The Mission of Writing”–in conjunction with the David R. Collins Writers’ Conference in Davenport, Iowa.

The venue was the Figge Art Museum at 225 West 2nd Street.

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Here I am with my generous hosts Ryan Collins (Midwest Writing Center Executive Director) and Susan Collins (Midwest Writing Center Board Member)

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Here I’m blessed with the company of Jodie Toohey (standing: Midwest Writing Center President), Rochelle Murray (seated: the resilient librarian who fulfilled my odd request for Aaron Copland’s home address when I was ten years old) and Dick Stahl (seated: a poet who attended Writers’ Studio when I did in the late 1970s and early 1980s)

To learn more above the lead-up to the event, follow the link below:

https://qconline.com/news/local/davenport-native-returns-to-keynote-june-writers-conference/article_5af9ab57-45de-51c9-ad77-1a702b8c41ec.html

 

FIRST EXCERPTS OF CAGE DIES BIRD FLIES PHASE THREE APPEAR IN EPIC EYE

The first excerpts from Cage Dies Bird Flies Phase III, Giant Miniature Illuminations, appear in the second issue of Epic Eye, a national journal much longer, wider, and slicker than those I usually publish in:

http://www.graphis.com/entry/1d28b977-13b3-44fc-8856-523de6670c74/

ESSAY IN FALL 2017 ISSUE OF ECOTONE

“The Hornpipe and The Rake” appears in this issue centered around the theme of Craft, and containing—cover-to-cover—a multitude of glorious surprises.

For more information follow the link below:

https://ecotonemagazine.org/submissions/upcoming-issues/

HARVARD PRESENTATION DATE SET

On November 12, 2014, I’ll be delivering a public presentation of my work at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. For more information, click on the link below:

http://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/people/ben-miller

“To locate words that will hint at, and echo, a force of being that is largely inexpressible…”