Miles Wilson

106 Quarry Crest Circle
San Marcos, TX 78666
512 757-5117

Author's Bio

I was born in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, raised in South Dakota and Washington, and educated at Pomona College and the University of Oregon. I worked in fire control for the U. S. Forest Service in California and Oregon, served as managing partner for a small logging and lumber company, and have taught at colleges in Oregon and Texas. I am currently a member of the faculty at Texas State University, where I was founding director of the MFA program

Publications and Prizes

Fire Season
(Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2014)
, Harm
(University of Nevada Press, 2003)
, Line of Fall
(University of Iowa Press, 1989)
Iowa Review, New England Review, North American Review, Poetry, Shenandoah, Southwest Review, The Georgia Review, The Gettysburg Review
Prizes Won: 
John Simmons Short Fiction Award for Line of Fall; Western Heritage Award and Violet Crown Book Award for Harm; shortlisted for AWP Award in the Novel and Short Fiction, Sullivan Prize, Akron Poetry Prize, Willa Cather Prize, Brittingham Prize, Wesleyan Poetry Series, Drue Heinz Prize, Flannery O'Connor Award. Fellowships from Writers' League of Texas, Christopher Isherwood Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
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Born in: 
Belle Fourche
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Last updated: Jul 31, 2014