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February Artist of the Month – Literary: Robert Miltner


Creative Writing



Splendor of Ignition: Five Prose Poetry Sequences.  Manuscript under review

Orpheus & Echo. From Triptych: Orpheus & Echo by Robert Miltner; In Time by James McCorkle;

and The Three-legged World by Peter Grandbois. Etruscan Press at Wilkes University, 2020 

Hotel Utopia. New Rivers Press at Minnesota State University Moorhead, 2011

Fine Press Limited Editions

Eurydice Rising. Edition: 20. Fairfax, CA: Red Berry Editions, 2013 

Ghost of a Chance. Edition: 10, signed. Cleveland, OH: Zygote Press/Idlewild Press, 2001

Chapbooks (selected)

Always the Geography Leans in on Me.  Manuscript under review

Imperative. White Marsh, VA: All Nations Press, 2013

Queen Mab and the Moon Boy. Cleveland, OH: Kattywompus Press, 2011

Fellow Traveler. Columbus, OH: Pudding House, 2007

Canyons of Sleep. Philadelphia, PA: Plan B Press, 2006 

Rock the Boat. White Marsh, VA: All Nations Press, 2005 

Greatest Hits: 1987-2002. Columbus, OH: Pudding House, 2004

A Box of Light. Columbus, OH: Pudding House, 2002 

On the Off Ramp. Stow, OH: Implosion Press, 1996 

Against the Simple. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 1995

The Seamless Serial Hour.  Johnstown, OH: Pudding House, 1993

Anthologies (selected)

Four Square: New Work from American, English, and Australian Prose Poets, MadHat, 2022 (forthcoming)

Prose Poetry: An Introduction, Princeton University Press, 2019

A Cast-Iron Aeroplane That Can Actually Fly: Contemporary Poets Comment on Their Prose Poems, MadHat, 2019

Teach Peace: Vietnamese Children’s Art Exhibit, Kent State University Press, 2011

Field Guide to Prose Poetry: Contemporary Poets in Discussion and Practice, Rose Metal Press, 2010

Cleveland in Prose and Poetry,  Writers League of Cleveland Books, 2005 

Ohio Connections: Ohioana Bicentennial Archive Thurber House/Ohioana Library, 2002

Poetry CD

Two Trains Too Many. Jazz guitar compositions by Erin Vaughn. Blue Caboose Music, 2012

Journals (selected) 

American Journal of Poetry, Barrow Street; Birmingham Poetry Review; Cloudbank, Cutbank, Diagram, Juxtaprose,

Midwest Review, Pleiades; Potomac, Prose Poem, Sentence; Whiskey Island; Wildness (UK), and Wisconsin Review


Creative Nonfiction



Ohio Apertures: A Lyric Memoir. Cornerstone Press at University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, 2021

Mid-Century [Essays]. Manuscript-in-process


Being Home: An Essay Anthology. Madville Publishing, 2021

Boom Project: Voices of a Generation, Butler Books, 2019

Silver Apples of the Moon: Art and Writing, Cleveland State University Press, 2005

Journals  (selected)

Los Angeles Review, Del Sol Review, Diagram, Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art, Pithead Chapel, Midway Journal, Hawai’i Pacific Review, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Eastern Iowa Review, and Great Lakes Review



And Your Bird Can Sing: Short Fictions. Huron, OH: Bottom Dog Press, 2014

Taliesin (novel). Manuscript-in-process


Christmas Stories from Ohio, Kent State University Press, 2010

Ohioana Bicentennial Archive, Ohioana Library, 2002 

Journals (selected)

Bellingham Review, Istanbul Literary Review, Apple Valley Review, Ophelia Street, Rockhurst Review, Hamilton Stone Review, Storyglossia, Flyover Country, and Hawai’i Pacific Review


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