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Katherine Miller

Katherine Miller (Cameron)
Sessional Instructor

Email: katherine.miller@concordia.ab.ca

Education and Interests:

  • PhD (ABD), University of New Brunswick
  • MA, Creative Writing, University of New Brunswick, 2002
  • MA, English, Lakehead University, 1994
  • BEd, English, Lakehead University, 1990
  • BA, English and history, University of Alberta, 1984

My areas of specialization include Canadian literature, creative writing (poetry and fiction), and feminist theory. I have published two collections of poetry: Ghosts Still Linger and Strange Labyrinth. My collection of short stories, The Eater of Dreams, was shortlisted for the 2020 Danuta Gleed Literary Award, and “Dancing the Requiem,” a story from this collection, won Prairie Fire’s 2018 fiction contest.

Select Publications:

Cameron, Kat. Ghosts Still Linger. University of Alberta Press, 2020.
—. The Eater of Dreams. Thistledown Press, 2019.
—. Strange Labyrinth. Oolichan Books, 2015.

—. “With Her Eyes Wide Open.” New Forum, vol. 2, 2020.
—. “As He Sees Her” (3 poems). Room, vol. 43, no. 1, 2019.
—. “Wild to Our Marrow.” Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2019.
—. “Dancing the Requiem.” Prairie Fire, vol. 40, no. 2, 2019.
—. “Mirror of Alchemy.” Tesseracts 22, edited by Lorina Stephens and Susan MacGregor, 2019.

Miller, Katherine. “Feminism and Fiction.” The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction.
Gen. ed. Brian W. Shaffer. Vol 3: World Fiction. Edited by John Clement Ball, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
—. “Mobility and Identity Construction in Bharati Mukherjee’s Desirable Daughters: The Tree Wife and Her Rootless Namesake.” Studies in Canadian Literature, vol. 29, no. 1, 2004, 63-73.

Awards and Grants:

Alberta Foundation for the Arts Literary Production Grant – 2019 and 2014

“Dancing the Requiem.” First prize in Prairie Fire’s Fiction Contest – 2018

SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship  – 2001 – 2004