Alex Miller is the author of ten novels and one of Australia’s most cherished literary greats. To mark the publication of Autumn Laing, he talks about his life and work with critic Geordie Williamson.
Miller muses on art, working with found materials and how fiction answers to the prompts of imagination. He also talks about re-reading and explains why Autumn Laing is a book about love.
Alex Miller is one of Australia’s best loved writers. He is twice winner of the prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award, Australia’s premier literary prize, the first occasion in 1993 for The Ancestor Game, and again in 2003 for Journey to the Stone Country.
Geordie Williamson is chief literary critic of the Australian and winner of the 2011 Pascall Prize for criticism.