Maggie Millner

Poet, teacher, and editor from Cherry Valley, New York, Maggie Millner is the author of Couplets: A Love Story.

“An astounding debut.” The New York Times Book Review

Maggie Millner is the author of Couplets published in 2023 by FSG (US) and Faber & Faber (UK) and forthcoming from Klett-Cotta (Germany), La Nave de Teseo (Italy), Brombergs (Sweden), Navona (Spain), and Editions Les Escales (France). She currently teaches writing at Yale University and is a senior editor at The Yale Review.

Maggie’s poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, POETRY, Kenyon Review, BOMB, The Nation, and elsewhere.

Maggie was the 2020–’21 Olive B. O’Connor Fellow in Poetry at Colgate University, the 2019–’20 Stadler Fellow at Bucknell University, and the 2016–’18 Jan Gabrial Fellow at NYU, where she received her MFA. She is also the recipient of fellowships from Poets & Writers, the Community of Writers, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Disquiet Literary Program, and the Fine Arts Work Center, as well as the Robert & Adele Schiff Award, the 10th annual Narrative Poetry Prize, and the Third Coast Poetry Prize.

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