J Eric Miller

An assistant professor of creative writing at Metro State College in Denver, J Eric Miller is the author of two books, Animal Rights and Pornography and Decomposition, both of which have been translated and published abroad.  His stories have appeared in a number of literary journals, and he was recently a featured author at the Festival America in Vincennes, France. J Eric Miller’s contributions to The Write Room are The Cell Writing on the Edge of Controversy: An Interview with J. Eric Miller by Jennifer Dunn Continue reading J Eric Miller

Cell

by J Eric Miller You come here on a student visa, supported by a scholarship. The Americans want you to be their engineer, their dentist, their computer programmer, some participant in their accent-kid cliché. Still, you’re not angry. None of this has anything to do with animosity. Everything will be over someday. They said that to you before they sent you from their world into this one, and you know just because they were the ones that told you doesn’t mean it is not true. You also know there is no Allah, no God, nobody. You know it is just … Continue reading Cell

Writing on the Edge of Controversy: An Interview with J. Eric Miller

The Write Room’s Jennifer Dunn interviews author J Eric Miller as he discusses his thought-provoking fiction, as well as his views on reading, writing and teaching on the edge of controversy. J Eric Miller is the author of two books, Animal Rights and Pornography and Decomposition, both of which have been translated and published abroad.  His stories have appeared in a number of literary journals, and he was recently a featured author at the Festival America in Vincennes, France. JD: What are the sorts of “subversive” things you like to write yourself? I know you write about animal rights, and … Continue reading Writing on the Edge of Controversy: An Interview with J. Eric Miller