Alex Miller

Alex Miller

Alex Miller is the award-winning author of twelve novels and one collection of essays and stories.

He is published internationally and widely in translation. Miller is twice winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award, in 1992 for The Ancestor Game and in 2003 for Journey to the Stone Country. He is an overall winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize in 1993 for The Ancestor Game.

Max, a non-fiction account of the life of his friend and mentor Max Blatt, was published in 2020 by Allen & Unwin

Image credit: John Tsiavis


A woman alone

FictionDedicated to Susan-Gaye Anderson THERE’S NO POINT making it up. An eminent Australian historian, a woman, once said of an equally eminent Australian novelist, a man, ‘I admire him for making it up.’ History, that is, as if historians themselves...

The compound

FictionA TROPICAL SUMMER. 2006: A Monday. Wendy, the story: the compound, the day, her telling me in Mackay her dream of going to England one day, her smile, her confidence. She will enact her dream. Up the winding road...

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