Miah Jeffra

Miah Jeffra

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Miah Jeffra is the author of four books, most recently The Violence Almanac (finalist for several awards, including the Grace Paley and St. Lawrence Book Prizes) and the novel American Gospel, winner of the Clark-Gross Award, and is co-editor of the anthology Home is Where You Queer Your Heart. His work can be seen in StoryQuarterly, Prairie Schooner, The North American Review, DIAGRAM, storySouth, and many others. Miah is the co-founder of the Whiting Award-winning queer and trans literary collaborative, Foglifter Press.


  • Fiction
  • Creative nonfiction
  • Visual culture

Research Areas

  • Decolonial narratives
  • Queer studies
  • Global aesthetics


  • California Institute of the Arts, MFA
  • San Francisco State University, MA
  • Oglethorpe University, BA