Miles Coon

Miles-HeadshotMiles Coon, President, and Chairman of the Board resides in Palm Beach, Florida with Mimi, his wife of more than fifty years. He received an M.F.A. in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College in 2002 after having spent thirty years in a manufacturing
business. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School, class of 1962 and the University of Virginia, with highest honors, class of 1959, where he studied Philosophy and
Economics. His poems have been published or are forthcoming in many journals and anthologies. And a chapbook, Homeland Security, was published by Jeanne Duval Editions, 2005.  He serves on the Board of the Foundation for Growth and Endocrinology, New York, NY and is a supporter of many non-profit poetry organizations and independent presses. Miles is a self-described “workshop junkie” having participated in well over 50 of them. Mr. Coon founded the festival in 2005.