Kei Miller was born in Jamaica in 1978. He has been a visiting writer at York University in Canada, the Department of Library Services in the British Virgin Islands and a Vera Ruben Fellow at Yaddo, and currently teaches Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow. A Light Song of Light is his third poetry collection. He is the author of two previous poetry collections, Kingdom of Empty Bellies (Heaventree Press, 2006) and There Is an Anger That Moves (Carcanet, 2007). He is also the editor of Carcanet's New Caribbean Poetry: An Anthology. His fiction books include the short story collection The Fear of Stones (Macmillan, 2006; shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers First Book Prize), and the novels The Same Earth (2008) and The Last Warner Woman (2010), both published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson.