Josephine Miles was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1911. She is the author of over a dozen poetry collections, including Lines at Intersection (1939); Kinds of Affection (1967); and Collected Poems: 1930-1983, which won the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. Her other honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award. Miles was also a member of both the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She died in 1985.
Audio Recordings with Josephine Miles
- “Josephine Miles reading her poems in the Recording Laboratory, Mar. 27, 1968″
- Josephine Miles reading her poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, Apr. 14, 1981