Gary Miranda was born in Bremerton, Washington and raised in the Pacific Northwest. He has taught writing and literature at various colleges and universities, including three years as a Fulbright Lecturer at the University of Athens in Greece and, most recently, as writer-in-residence at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. Gary has published poems in numerous magazines, including The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, The American Poetry Review, and elsewhere. His poetry is widely anthologized and he has published four book-length collections as well as a translation of Rainer Maria Rilke’s Duino Elegies. His awards for poetry include an NEA Fellowship, nine awards from the Poetry Society of America, and an invitation by The Atlantic Monthly to serve as poet-in-residence at the Robert Frost Place in Franconia, New Hampshire. Gary’s poems have been taped for inclusion in Harvard University’s Lamont Poetry Collection and in the Library of Congress Poetry Archive.
Complete Reading from Mountain Writers Series 2010
The One That Got Away