Cherryl Floyd-Miller

Cherryl Floyd-Miller is an American poet, playwright and fiber artist. A native of the Carolinas, she is noted for exploring cultural and feminine themes through folklore and sound devices. She has written two previous volumes of poems, Utterance: A Museology of Kin and Chops, which won a 2005 AIGA Gold SEED Award. Her work has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies, including Poetry, Crab Orchard Review, Poemeleon, Terminus and MiPoesias. A grant/fellowship recipient of Poets & Writers, Inc., Caldera, Idyllwild Summer in Poetry, Cave Canem, the Indiana Arts Commission and the Vermont Studio Center, she is a freelance writer and teaches independent writing courses in her community.