Kei Miller

b. 1978

Kei Miller was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018.

Kei Miller, born in Jamaica, writes across a range of genres: novels, short stories, essays and poetry. His collection The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion won the 2014 Forward Prize for Best Poetry Collection. His third novel, Augustown, won the 2017 Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature and was shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje Prize. Kei has an MA in Creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University and a PhD in English Literature from the University of Glasgow. In 2013 the Caribbean Rhodes Trust named him the Rex Nettleford Fellow in Cultural Studies

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