Joe Mills

Flash Fiction, 2023

Joe Mills has published seven collections of poetry with Press 53, most recently Bodies in Motion, a collection of poems about dance. His book, This Miraculous Turning, was awarded the North Carolina Roanoke-Chowan Award for Poetry for its exploration of race and family. 

Headshot of Joe Mills, flash fiction instructor for the 2023 Wildacres Writers Workshop.

In 2019, Joe published Bleachers, his debut fiction collection of 54 linked pieces that take place during a youth soccer game. 

A faculty member at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Joe holds an endowed chair as well as the Susan Burress Wall Distinguished Professorship in the Humanities He was also honored with a UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2017.

For more information, visit Joe’s website