photo: Amber Estes Thieneman

photo: Amber Estes Thieneman

KRISTEN RENEE MILLER’s poems and translations appear in Poetry, The Kenyon Review, Guernica, The Offing, Best New Poets, and elsewhere. A recipient of fellowships from The Kentucky Arts Council, Vermont Studio Center, Blackacre Conservancy, and the Kentucky Foundation for Women, she is the translator of Spawn, a poetry collection by Innu Nation poet Marie-Andrée Gill, forthcoming in 2020. She lives in Louisville, KY

Kristen is the managing editor at Sarabande Books and directs Sarabande Writing Labs, a program that brings creative writing workshops to social-service nonprofits in the Louisville area. Since 2014, Sarabande Writing Labs has hosted over seventy free workshops, produced fourteen anthologies, and published nearly two-hundred new writers.


Poetry Editor
Rabbit Catastrophe Review

Associate Prose Editor
Fairy Tale Review

Adjunct Professor, Creative Writing
University of Louisville