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Terpoets Open Mic featuring E. Ethelbert Miller

February 21, 2011
by terpoets

E. Ethelbert Miller was born in New York City, New York, in 1950. He received his B.A. from Howard University. His poetry collections include How We Sleep On the Nights We Don’t Make Love (Curbstone Press, 2004), Whispers, Secrets, and Promises (1998), First Light: New and Selected Poems (1994), Where Are the Love Poems for D…ictators? (1986), Season of Hunger/Cry of Rain: Poems 1975-1980 (1982), The Migrant Worker (1978), and Andromeda (1974).

He is also the author of the memoir Fathering Words: The Making of an African American Writer (2000). 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, 1979 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, a position he has held since 1974. He and his wife live in Washington, DC

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Cosponsored by the English Undergraduate Association.

There will be a one hour open mic and a brief intermission before our featured performer takes the stage.

When: Tuesday, March 1 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Where: Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes Hall, University of Maryland College Park