- 03:30 PM
Location: Main Campus, Reinsch Library, Auditorium
E. (Eugene) Ethelbert Miller was born in the Bronx, New York, in 1950, and attended Howard University. A self-described "literary activist" and the recipient of the 2016 George Garrett Award for Outstanding Community Service in Literature, Miller is the founder and former chair of the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C., and served as a Commissioner for the D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities from 1997-2008. The author of several collections of poetry, he has written two memoirs, Fathering Words: The Making of an African-American Writer (2000) and The Fifth Inning (2009). His most recent collection, The Collected Poems of E. Ethelbert Miller, was edited by Marymount's own Kirsten Porter.