Jorie Miller is a published poet and memoirist. She holds a MA in English (Creative Writing) from the University of Minnesota. A recipient of a Loft Outstanding Teacher’s Award, Jorie has worked as a teaching artist at the Loft and in other venues over twenty years. She especially understands beginning writers and how to develop both their skills and their confidence. Her students have gone on to win writing awards, to publish, and to pursue further studies. For more about Jorie and her work, visit joriemiller.com.