Ms. Thaïs Miller

California, United States

Member Since: 10/15/2015

Thaïs Miller writes fiction, poetry, plays and screenplays. Brown Paper Publishing released her first novel, Our Machinery (2008), and her first collection, The Subconscious Mutiny and Other Stories (2009). Her short fiction has appeared in Nautilus, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, the Ofi Press Magazine, HOOT Review, and Tacenda Literary Magazine, among other publications. Marymark Press released her first poetry chapbook, Taboo (2008). Carolina Academic Press published her first one-act play, “The Price is Wrong,” in the collection Lethal Rejection (2009). Her writing has been required and recommended reading for courses at New York University, New England College, and American University. 

In 2009, Thaïs became a Kopenaal Scholar at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, where she designed her own interdisciplinary Master’s program in Creative Writing for Social Activism. She completed her Master’s in May 2011. In 2012, Thaïs was one of three writers selected for a month-long residency at the Stonehouse Residency for Contemporary Arts in California. In 2013, she was a fellow at the Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers in Scotland.

Since 2011, Thaïs has taught creative writing, poetry, advanced fiction, and advanced novel writing to adults through the Gotham Writers’ Workshop. Thaïs also taught poetry at the Bryant Park Reading Room. From 2012-2015, she served as an editorial reader for the literary magazine One Story. She also volunteered for the Center for Fiction. She currently serves as an editorial reader for the literary magazine, Zoetrope: All-Story.

Thaïs is proud to be a Professional Member of PEN America.




  • Our Machinery (a novel) , Brown Paper Publishing (April 14, 2008)
  • The Subconscious Mutiny and Other Stories , Brown Paper Publishing (July 25, 2009)
  • Magnets (a short story) , Nautilus (March 6, 2014)
  • Extraction (a short story) , The Ofi Press Magazine (2013)
  • The King's Wings (a short story) , Vol. 1 Brooklyn (2012)
  • The Price is Wrong: A One Act Play with Vignettes (featured in Lethal Rejection) , Carolina Academic Press (May 1, 2009)
  • Taboo (a poetry chapbook) , Marymark Press (2008)


  • Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers Fellowship(2013)
  • Stonehouse Residency for the Contemporary Arts(2012)
  • New York University Bronfman Center Arts on the Move: Artivist Fellowship(2010)
  • New York University Richard J. Koppenaal Academic Achievement Scholarship(2009)


  • Instructor at Gotham Writers' Workshop (December 2011 - )
  • Editorial Reader at Zoetrope: All-Story (April 2015 - )
  • Editorial Reader at One Story (July 2012 - March 2015)
  • Poetry Workshop Instructor at Bryant Park Reading Room (June 2012 - June 2012)
  • Grant Reviewer at The Center for Fiction (March 2014 - June 2015)
  • Managing Editor at Bleak House Publishing (September 2007 - May 2008)


  • Master of Arts in Creative Writing for Social Activism from New York University (May 2011)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Literature from American University (May 2009)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Playwriting, Screenwriting, Poetry