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Millner, Jesse (MFA)

Instructor III
Department of Language & Literature
Office: RH 0107
Phone: 239-590-7228

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MFA, Florida International University, 1997
BA, University of Virginia, 1975

Research and Teaching Interests

Composition, poetry writing, leopard frogs


Jesse Millner's poems and prose have appeared in River Styx, Pearl, The Prose Poem Project, Gravel, The Florida Review, Wraparound South, The Best American Poetry 2013 and other literary magazines. He has published seven poetry chapbooks and two full-length collections, The Neighborhoods of My Past Sorrow (winner of bronze medal in 2010 Florida Book Awards) and Dispatches from the Department of Supernatural Explanation (Kitsune Books, 2012) His new book, Memory's Blue Sedan will be released by Hysterical Books in Fall 2019. Jesse has received writing fellowships at Fundacion Valparaiso in Mojacar, Spain and at The U-Cross Foundation in Clearmont, Wyoming.