cropped-mir1.jpgMiriam Pederson lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan where she is Emeritus Professor of English at Aquinas College. She earned an MFA degree in Creative Writing from Western Michigan University.

Her chapbook, This Brief Light, was published in 2003 by Finishing Line Press. Her poetry has been published in many anthologies, journals, and small press magazines including New Poems from the Third Coast: Contemporary Michigan Poetry (anthol), The MacGuffinPassages North, The Book of birth Poetry (anthol.), Christianity and Literature, Sing Heavenly Muse, and Song of the Owastanong: Grand Rapids Poetry in the 21st Century (anthology,2012)

Pederson’s poems in collaboration with sculpture created by her husband, Ron Pederson, are exhibited in area and regional galleries documented in three collections of collaborative images and poems: The Adding We Do in Our SleepDoubletake, and Evidence of Things Unseen.

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