Miranda Merklein was born in Asheville, North Carolina and grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She works as an English professor, creative and nonfiction writer, and is the Publisher and Editor of Not that It Was Beautiful - Journal of Truth and Consequence. She has a Ph.D. in English from University of Southern Mississippi, an M.A. in liberal arts from St. John's College in Santa Fe, and a B.A. in political science from College of Santa Fe.
Merklein's collection of poetry, Daimon, is available at Amazon. Jimmy Santiago Baca has said about the book: “I love your poems. I think they're strong and drum with a purposeful future down a meaningful path that shares with us all the light they generate in so many ways.”
Her poetry and short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Spoon River Poetry Review, Oxford American, Natural Bridge, Word Riot, The Santa Fe Literary Review, SPECS, MiPOesias, Iron Horse Literary Review, Apparatus Magazine, South Carolina Review, VOX, Pindeldyboz, Permafrost, Big Muddy, The Battered Suitcase, Epicenter, Southern Poetry Anthology II, Neon (UK), Concho River Review, RiverSedge, Grasslimb, Crucible, Oregon East Magazine, Kokako (NZ), Meridian Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, Earthships Anthology, Touchstone, Vision Magazine, offcourse, The Binnacle, and others. Her nonfiction work has appeared or is forthcoming in The New Mexican, Santafean, and New Mexico Magazine.
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