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Department ofEnglish

Miah Jeffra

Miah Jeffra
Miah Jeffra

Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

Miah Jeffra is the author of The First Church of What's Happening (Nomadic 2017), The Fabulous Ekphrastic Fantastic! (Sibling Rivalry 2020), The Violence Almanac (Black Lawrence 2021), and co-editor, with Arisa White and Monique Mero, of the anthology Home is Where You Queer Your Heart (Foglifter 2020). Awards include the New Millennium Prize, the Sidney Lanier Fiction Prize, The Atticus Review Creative Nonfiction Prize, the Alice Judson Hayes Fellowship, Lambda Literary Fellowship for nonfiction, and 2019 finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Outstanding Literary Anthology. Most recent work can be seen in The North American Review, Litro, Interim, Fourteen Hills Review, Wasafiri, The Forge and Fifth Wednesday. Miah is Founding Editor of queer literary collaborative, Foglifter Press.