Nicole Miller is the winner of the 2014 Dorothy Cappon prize for the essay, and has published memoir in New Letters and Arts & Letters magazine. Her fiction has appeared twice in The May Anthology of Short Stories, edited by Jill Paton Walsh and Sebastian Faulks. She received an M.Phil in Victorian Literature from Lincoln College, Oxford, a Ph.D. in English at University College, London, and an M.F.A. at Emerson College, Boston, where she held the Graduate Fellowship in Creative Writing. At The Oxford English Dictionary, she has served as a scholarly reader for British Dialects since 2002. She edits faculty manuscripts in Harvard’s English Department and teaches the nineteenth and twentieth century British novel at Politics and Prose in Washington D.C. She also leads fiction workshops at Grub Street in Boston, and has been named an emerging writer in residence at Kingston University, Kingston-upon-Thames, UK. More about her at: www.inthesmallhours.com.