Nebraska Authors

Miles Waggener

Born 1970 Phoenix, AZ (USA)

Places Lived

Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Poetry
  • Nonfiction




Bachelor of Science, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Bachelor of Arts, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Master of Arts, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
Master of Fine Arts, University of Montana, Missoula, MT


Associate Professor, Writer's Workshop at the University of Nebraska - Omaha

Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Omaha
Poetry editor for Alligator Jumper.


2002 Washington Prize for Poetry
Artist Fellowship, Arizona Commission on the Arts
Artist Fellowship, Nebraska Arts Council


Phoenix Suites. 2002.
Sky Harbor. 2011.
Desert Center. 2016.
Nebraska Poetry: A Sesquicentennial Anthology, 1867-2017. (Contributor)
Superstition Freeway. 2018.

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