Jesse Millner, MFA: Summer 2016 FGCU Author Series Nominee

Congratulations to Jesse Millner, our 35th honoree in the FGCU Author Series of recently published books authored or edited by FGCU faculty and staff. Mr. Millner’s book, Dispatches from the Department of Supernatural Explanation, will be featured on the Library website during the summer and displayed on a poster on the first floor of Library West in the FGCU Authors and New Books area.

Jesse Millner has published six poetry chapbooks and two full-length collections. The Neighborhoods of my Past Sorrow, his first book, won a bronze medal in the 2010 Florida Book Awards. His poem “In Praise of Small Gods” was selected for inclusion in The Best American Poetry 2013. Jesse has received writing fellowships at Fundacion Valparaiso in Mojacar, Spain and at The U-Cross Foundation in Clearmont, Wyoming.

Each month a recent book authored by FGCU staff or faculty is selected and placed on display with an accompanying poster on the first floor of Library West in the FGCU Authors and New Books area. The author and book are also featured on the Library’s website, news blog, and Facebook page. FGCU faculty and staff are encouraged to notify the relevant subject specialist librarian if they publish a book.