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JACOB MILLER is a published author and poet who founded the Studio Writers' Workshop in New York City in 1989, building a writers' community through his private group workshops and his individual editorial and mentoring services. Over the years, he has taught Creative Writing and Literature at New York University, Hunter College, the Gotham Writers' Workshop, and the Scuola Internazionale in Italy. Jacob also worked as an Editor for the University of Michigan Press, Times-Mirror Publications, Editor-in-Chief of The Empyrea Literary Journal, and Editor of The Yorkville Anthology of New Writers.  

As an essayist, his work, Sublimity vs. Circulation, urging librarians nationally to more aggressively seek out new writers, was awarded in the Best of Lit. Series and published first in Library Journal and later by The Scarecrow Press. As a fiction author, he was awarded a series of Artist's Grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts for his novel The Last Word. As a poet, his work received a Hopwood Poetry Award from the University of Michigan and the Academy of American Poets, as well as awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts. Jacob's numerous honors have also distinguished him as the recipient of a Cranbrook Writing Fellowship and a member of the Michigan Writers' Guild.

Mr. Miller's work has appeared in numerous publications and literary journals including: Library Journal, World Order Magazine, The Michigan Daily, The Empyrea Review, Rising Star Review, The Metropole Anthology, The Absolute Journal, Bayou Magazine, and The Yorkville Anthology of New Writers.

Jacob was a student of the late Nobel Prize Laureate, Joseph Brodsky, and also worked with the American Poet Laureate, Robert Hayden. Jacob received his B.A. in English and Creative Writing from the University of Michigan, and also holds a J.D. from the Hofstra University School of Law.

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