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Alex Miller


Alex Miller is the author of ten novels and one of Australia’s most cherished literary greats. Sebastian Barry called him an “Australian master, so admired by other writers” and John Banville complained that “Alex Miller is a wonderful writer, one that Australia has been keeping secret from the rest of us for too long”.

Miller’s fans are legion and each new book from the two-time winner of the Miles Franklin is an event. To mark the publication of the latest such event, Autumn Laing, he talks about his life and work for the Wheeler Centre.


Alex Miller

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. Conditions of Faith, his fifth nove... Read more

Geordie Williamson

Geordie Williamson is chief literary critic of the Australian and winner of the 2011 Pascall Prize for criticism. His reviews and essays have appeared in newspapers, magazines and journals both here and in Britain, and he is a regular presence on ABC radio. Geordie studied law and English literature... Read more


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