- Unit Coordinator, Writer's Workshop
Miles Waggener is the author of three poetry collections: Phoenix Suites (The Word Works, 2003), winner of the Washington Prize; Sky Harbor (Pinyon Publishing, 2011); and Desert Center (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2016); as well as the chapbooks Portents Aside (Two Dogs Press, 2008) and Afterlives (Finishing Line, 2013). His poems have appeared in numerous anthologies and journals including New Poets of the American West; Verse Daily; Helen Burns Poetry Anthology: New Voices from the Academy of American Poets' University and College Prizes; North American Review; Cutbank; Green Mountains Review; Crazyhorse; Seneca Review; and Beloit Poetry Journal. He has won individual artist fellowships from The Arizona Commission on the Arts and the Nebraska Arts Council. Since 2006, he has been a faculty member of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Writer's Workshop. He received a 2017 Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award.
Research and Creative Activity InterestsPoetry, poetry translation, creative nonfiction
BS, Northern Arizona University
BA, Northern Arizona University
MA, Northern Arizona University
MFA, University of Montana