Margot Miller served in the Peace Corps (Margie Porter, Niger 1972-74) and has lived in Ohio, New York, France, British Columbia, and Maryland. She earned a Master of Arts in Counseling in 1977 and a Ph. D. in French literature in 2001. After working in several universities and colleges doing sabbatical replacements she turned to writing and more recently to painting. She teaches contemporary French women writers in translation for the Academy of Lifelong Learning in St. Michaels, MD and the International Academy of Learning (Continuing Education) at Chesapeake College. She is the Fiction editor at The Delmarva Review. She has her own website at http://www.margotmiller.co.
Margot started painting in the fall of 2007 and with the help of several local painters' classes and a good deal of trial. She loves tortured skies and banks of trees. Her botanicals (large flowers) are a series she experimented with in the spring of 2010. Her work hangs in private and corporate collections in California, Washington, British Columbia, Wyoming, Maryland, New Jersey, and Aix-en-Provence, France.