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A faculty member at the Univeristy of North
Carolina School of the Arts, Joseph
Robert Mills has degrees in literature from the University of Chicago
(B.A.), The Univeristy of New Mexico (M.A.), and the Univeristy of
California-Davis (Ph.D). His published works include poetry,
fiction, drama, and criticism. Additionally, with his wife Danielle Tarmey, he is co-author of A Guide to North Carolina's Wineries (John F.
Mills has 5 volumes of poetry published with Press 53. His scholarly works include the critical anthology
of the Marx Brothers
Louis L’Amour’s Hondo
Richard Brautigan’s Trout Fishing in America
(1998) have been included in Boise State University’s Western Writers
Series. His poetry has been featured on Garrison
Writer's Almanac on
National Public Radio.
displays a wry sense of humor in his very accessible poetry,
which often focuses on the charming everyday moments of life.
collection of wine poems, Angels,
Thieves, and Winemakers
is a wonderful example of the wit, sensitivity, and powers of
observation that are hallmarks of all his poetry.
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Mills, American poet
only people wore labels,
foreheads clearly displaying
appellation, their varietal,
of the time it would save.
could cut out the small talk,
“where are you from?”
“what do you do?”
be more obvious,
might know if they met
we would have a better idea
might improve with age
who we should enjoy
Angels, Thieves, and Winemakers wine poems, Joseph Mills
(Press 53, Winston-Salem, 2008) Copyright ©
2008 by Joseph Mills. Posted at vintagewinepoems.com with the
permission of Joseph Robert Mills.
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Angels, Theieves, and Winemakers
Released April, 2015. New Wine Poems! New arrangement!
The Miraculous Turning (2014)
Sending Chrismas Cards To Huck and Hamlet (2012)
Love and Other Collisions (2010)
Somerwhere During the Spin Cycle (2006)
A Guide to North Carolina's Wineries (2007)
(w/ Danielle Tarmey)