Thursday, October 17, 2013
Center for Poets and Writers executive director to be inducted into Library Hall of Fame
Teresa Miller, executive director of the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa, will be inducted into the Tulsa City-County Library Hall of Fame on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Hardesty Regional Library.
“Teresa Miller has helped Tulsa become recognized as one of the literary capitals of our country,” said OSU-Tulsa President Howard Barnett. “Through her work at the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers, Teresa has embodied OSU-Tulsa’s commitment to literature and the arts and her tireless efforts serve as an inspiration to a generation of writers in Tulsa and across Oklahoma.”
Miller founded the Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers in 1994 and has worked with the Tulsa City-County Library and other community organizations through the Tulsa Reads program to bring a number of notable authors to Tulsa, including Khaled Hosseini, Margaret Atwood, Alexander McCall Smith and Pat Conroy. She is also the executive producer and host for the television program Writing Out Loud.
The author of two novels, Remnants of Glory and Family Correspondence, Miller has also published a memoir titled Means of Transit.
The hall of fame was established in 1982 to honor individuals who have provided leadership and made exemplary contributions of time, talent and energy toward the development of the Tulsa City-County Library.