Geordie Miller

McCain Postdoctoral Fellow

Geordie Miller

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(506) 364-2547
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B.A. (Queen's)
M.A. (Dalhousie)
Ph.D. (Dalhousie)


English 3850 Creative Writing Full Year Course
English 3871 Contemporary Literature and Theory I
English 3881 Contemporary Literature Theory II



Research interests

 Creative Writing, Critical Theory, American Literature, Contemporary Canadian Poetry




"To the Bone: The Instrumental Activism of Dionne Brand's Ossuaries ." Public Poetics . Eds. Bart Vautour, Erin Wunker, Travis V. Mason, and Christl Verduyn. Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2015.

"Graduating from The University of Psych" (Readers' Forum). English Studies in Canada  40.4 (2015).

"Outcome of the Species" and "Origin of the Specious." Whether Magazine . Issue 4 (Labour). September 2014.

Re:union . Halifax: Invisible Publishing, Spring 2014.

Recent Performances  

Poetry Reading. "An Evening of Poetry ft. Max Layton." Argyle Fine Art. Halifax, NS.August 2015.

Creative Non-Fiction Reading. "Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids." CBC. Halifax, NS. July 2015.

Poetry Reading. "Governors Book Pub." Sydney, NS. April 2015.

Long-Form Improvisational Comedy. "Good Morning Tonight." Halifax Pop Explosion. Halifax, NS. October 2014.

Poetry Reading. "Universal Dawn." Sappyfest 9. Sackville, NB. August 2014.



Grants, awards, & honours

Killam Predoctoral Scholarship, 2012-2014 

James DeMille Short Story Prize, Dalhousie University Department of English, 2013

SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship, 2010-2012