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Rissa Miller

Author, Playwright, Poetess

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Works

Goodnight, Poet

Poetry collection written as

a series of goodnights.

The Devil's Boudoir

Collection of narrative horror poetry

Anthologies

Fae Dreams,

Coming Fall 2020

Collection about fairy dreams, including a short story by Rissa.

30 Ways to Love Maryland, March 2019

Collection of prose about Maryland, including a short story by Rissa.

Vegan Tales, Vol. 2

Dec. 2019

All-vegan authors tell all vegan stories, including a short story by Rissa.

Vegan Tales, Vol. 1

Dec. 2018

All-vegan authors tell all vegan stories, including 2 short stories by Rissa.

Yellow Arrow Journal: Resilience, Dec. 2019

Literary journal with many works, including an essay by Rissa.

HWA Poetry Showcase Vol. 6, Oct. 2019

Horror poetry collection, including a poem by Rissa.

Pen-In-Hand, July 2018

Literary journal with many works, including a poem by Rissa.

Pen-In-Hand, Jan. 2018

Literary journal with many works, including a poem by Rissa.

Plays

Upcoming:

March 2020 Making Waves, Strand Theater in Baltimore, reading presented by the Dramatist Guild of America, Baltimore Chapter

April 2020 Saving Sheepies returns with Friendlier Fables & Thoughtful Tales to Chesapeake Arts Center/Studio Theater in Brooklyn Park, MD, full staging presented by Building Better People Productions

Past Shows and Readings:

Feb. 2020 Saving Sheepies, Intersections Play Festival, full staging at Atlas Theater, Washington DC

Oct-Dec. 2019, Saving Sheepies, full staging at Chesapeake Arts Center/Studio Theater, Brooklyn Park, MD

March 2019, Venmo on the River Styx, reading by Rapid Lemon Productions during the Variations on Myth 10 Minute Play Festival, Baltimore

Jan. 2019, Making Waves, reading presented by Howard County Women's Giving Circle and TIO Theater,

Columbia, MD

June 2018, Eskimo Sisters, reading by TIO Theater, Columbia, MD

April 2018, Saving Sheepies full staging, premier, Building Better People Productions, Annapolis, MD; directed by Jennifer Ridgway

Promo photo of original cast of Saving Sheepies, 2018. by Nathaniel Corn

 

About Rissa

Rissa is a working artist. She loves hot green tea in antique teacups, huge salads picked fresh from the garden and getting lost in libraries. She studied writing at New York University/Tisch School of the Arts and photojournalism at Western Kentucky University.

Her many storytelling mediums include writing, photography, dance, food, and tasseography.

When she's not writing, Rissa finds her way to local theater performances, loves baking vegan cupcakes, is the Senior Editor of Vegetarian Journal magazine, and gives haunted history tours in spooky, ghostly places for Maryland History Tours.

Professional Memberships:

Maryland Writers Association

The Dramatist Guild of America

Horror Writers Association

Photo of Rissa working in Delaware by Brittany Eby

 
 

Meet Rissa

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Want to hear Rissa read poems?

Watch one of her plays?

Get a book signed?

Readings, plays and other writing events are always on the horizon.

Check the calendar for what's happening next...

Photo by Cindy Greenwood

See a list of when and where Rissa

has had book events and readings.

Musings

 
 

Poetic Video

Classic poems take on a life of their own when you experience them in sound and motion. 

Here are a few of my favorites...

A Young Wife

by D.H. Lawrence

The Penitent

by Edna St. Vincent Millay

How We Are Saved

by Diane Scharper

 

Contact

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