Tyler Mills

Chicago , IL 60647

Author's Bio

Tyler Mills was born in Chicago. She is the author of Tongue Lyre, which won the 2011 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award and will be published by Southern Illinois University Press in February 2013. Publications include AGNI, Crab Orchard Review, Georgia Review, Gulf Coast, Poetry Northwest, Third Coast, and TriQuarterly Online. A graduate of the MFA program at the University of Maryland, Tyler Mills is currently pursuing a PhD in creative writing at the University of Illinois-Chicago.

Publications and Prizes

Tongue Lyre
(Crab Orchard Series/Southern Illinois UP, 2013)
Prizes Won: 
Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award (2011), Bread Loaf Writer's Conference Work-Study Scholarship (2011), Crab Orchard Review Richard Peterson Poetry Prize (2009), John Woods scholarship from the Prague Summer Program (2009 & 2006), Third Coast Poetry Award (2008), Best New Poets 2007, Gulf Coast Poetry Prize (2006)

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Last updated: Jul 04, 2012