Professor Kei Miller

Professor in Creative Writing


Extension: 4451

Telephone: 01392 724451

Kei Miller is an essayist, poet and novelist and has written several books. He has been shortlisted for numerous prizes incuding the Commonwealth Writers First Book Prize, the Dylan Thomas Prize and the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize.

In 2014 his book of essays 'Writng Down the Vision' won the Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature (non-fiction) and later that year he also won the Forward Prize for poetry or his collection, 'The Cartographer Tries To Map A Way To Zion.'

Kei Miller is also a researcher; his PhD looked at Epistolary Practices in the Caribbean between 1900 and 2000. Kei has particular interests in genre theory, the Postcolonial Caribbean, and creative writing projects across a range of genres that are intellectually rigorous.