Professor and Coordinator
MFA Book Arts Program, The University of Alabama

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Steve Miller founded the Red Ozier Press in 1976, a fine press devoted to creating literary first editions in handmade limited editions. In 1988 Miller joined The University of Alabama faculty. He teaches letterpress printing and hand papermaking and is the coordinator of the MFA Book Arts Program, School of Library & Information Studies, in the College of Communication and Information Science.

Professor Miller’s passion is for making books by hand. His current Red Hydra Press books include numerous collaborations with Cuban artists and authors. Since 1976 he has worked with Nobel Prize honorees, National Book Award winners, U.S. poet laureates, and many other contemporary poets and artists.

In 2012 Miller received the Distinguished Career Award from the College Book Art Association. Miller was elected UA’s Faculty Senate President four times, and has served on the last three UA Presidential Search Committees. He is Co-director of The University of Alabama Center for Cuba Collaboration and Scholarship, and is vice-chair of the Penland School of Crafts Board of Trustees.

Contact Information

Professor & Coordinator, MFA Book Arts Program
The University of Alabama
School of Library & Information Studies
527 Gorgas Library, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0252
205.348.1525
stevemiller@bookarts.ua.edu