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David Miller was born in 1950 in Melbourne, Australia, and has lived in London since 1972.

His publications include The Dorothy and Benno Stories (Reality Street Editions, 2005), Spiritual Letters (Series 3) (Stride, 2005), The Waters of Marah: Selected Prose 1973-1995 (Shearsman Books, 2005), Spiritual Letters (I-II) and other writings (Reality Street, 2004), Music while drowning: German Expressionist Poems, edited with Stephen Watts (Tate Publishing, 2003), The ABCs of Robert Lax, edited with Nicholas Zurbrugg (Stride, 1999), Art and Disclosure: Seven Essays (Stride, 1998), Collected Poems (Poetry Salzburg [formerly University of Salzburg Press], 1997)… and other books of poetry, fiction and criticism.

He is one of the featured poets in the Take Five 06 anthology (Shoestring Press, 2006).

Forthcoming publications (2006-7) include In the Shop of Nothing: New and Selected Poems (Harbor Mountain Press) and Spiritual Letters (Series 4) (hawkhaven press), as well as a major study of UK poetry magazines, co-written with Richard Price, British Poetry Magazines, 1914-2000: A History and Bibliography of ‘Little Magazines’ (British Library Publishing).

He holds a doctorate in English Literature from the University of London (his thesis was published as W. H. Hudson and the Elusive Paradise, Macmillan & St. Martin’s Press, 1990), and is employed as a Research Fellow in English Literature at Nottingham Trent University, where he also teaches creative writing.

As well as being a writer, David is a clarinettist who has performed as part of Blue Cross and The Mind Shop, as a duo with Ken White, and occasionally as a solo performer.


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and in the shop ...
collections -

"Some Other Shadows",
Knives Forks and Spoons Press;

"Circle Square Triangle", Spuyten Duyvil (USA);

"Reassembling Still",
"The Waters of Marah...", Shearsman;

"Some Other Days and Nights", above / ground Press (Ottawa);

"Black, Grey and White",
Veer Books;

"In the Shop of Nothing...",
Harbor Mountain Press;

"Spiritual Letters (Series 1 to 5)"
Chax press;

"Spiritual Letters (Series 4)"
hawkhaven press;

"Spiritual Letters (Series 3)"

"Spiritual Letters (I-II)"
Reality Street Editions;

"Collected Poems" Poetry Salzburg;

in anthology -
"Take Five 06", Shoestring Press

prose and other -
"The Dorothy and Benno Stories", Reality Street Editions;

"British Poetry Magazines..."  British Library Publishing


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