Wilderness Lessons Now Available!

Wilderness Lessons

FutureCycle Press (August 2016)

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“‘The pronoun says the planet is burning,’ JM Miller writes in Wilderness Lessons, a beautiful and profound debut collection of Eco-poetry that is both sharply political and deeply personal. These poems collapse the idea of difference between humans and animals, cities and nature, men and women, self and other, and inhabit that liminal “unbetween” of becoming and loss. In this newly created space, Miller explores the no-where land of fluid identity and attention to the smallest details of the natural world. Pristine in its innovative conversation with the history of nature writing, the importance of JM Miller’s Wilderness Lessons cannot be over-stated. A completely original, stunning new voice in American poetry.      –Sarah Messer, Dress Made of Mice


“Wilderness Lessons,” the collection’s title poem won the Grand Prize at the Eco-Arts Awards in 2014. Four poems in the collections were finalists for terrain.org’s poetry contest in 2014. You can read those here