G. Wayne Miller
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G. Wayne Miller (born June 12, 1954) is an American writer and filmmaker from a suburb of Boston. He graduated cum laude from Harvard in 1976 and became a reporter at The Transcript, a small daily newspaper in North Adams, Massachusetts. Then he took a staff writer position at the larger Cape Cod Times in Hyannis, and subsequently worked at The Providence Journal. In 1988, he sold his first book, a novel, Thunder Rise (hardcover, 1989; paperback, 1992), to William Morrow.
'Toy Wars', released in 1998, opened Miller's readers to the previously closed doors exposing the inner workings of toy manufacturing giants and Fortune 500 companies Mattel and Hasbro. The popularity and success of 'Toy Wars' would later lead to the opportunity to write 'Men and Speed' in 2002.
In 2002 Miller released 'Men and Speed: A Wild Ride Through NASCAR's Breakout Season,' the result of Miller being granted unprecedented access to Roush Racing (now Roush Fenway Racing) during the 2001 season.
Miller's last book was The Xeno Chronicles: Two Years on the Frontier of Medicine Inside Harvard's Transplant Research Lab. His eighth book, 'An Uncommon Man: The Life and Times of Senator Claiborne Pell,' about the six-term Rhode Island senator best remembered for creating the Pell Grants educational loan program, will be published in October 2011.[dated info]
In 2004 Miller was part of a team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prizer for Public Service for their four-part series 'Fatal Foam', a look at the flammability dangers of household furniture and beds. It was part of the Providence Journal's coverage of the devastating Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people in 2003.
Miller's last narrative work was a behind-the-scenes look at a prominent American Catholic bishops, the Most Rev. Thomas J. Tobin. A ten-part series about the bishop began on Sunday, October 21, 2007. 
Miller also co-produced and wrote the documentary ON THE LAKE: Life and Love in a Distant Place released in 2009 and subsequently broadcast on PBS. Miller also wrote and co-produced with director David Bettencourt BEHIND THE HEDGEROW: Eileen Slocum and the Meaning of Newport Society. Miller and Bettencourt are partners in Eagle Peak Media, a multi-media company.
Miller is the father of three children.
- Thunder Rise (hardcover, 1989; paperback 2001)
- The Work of Human Hands (hardcover, 1993; paperback, 1999)
- Coming of Age (1995)
- Toy Wars (hardcover 1998; paperback, 1999)
- King of Hearts: The True Story of the Maverick Who Pioneered Open Heart Surgery (hardcover, 2000; paperback, 2001)
- Men and Speed: A Wild Ride Through NASCAR's Breakout Season (hardcover, 2002; paperback, 2003)
- The Xeno Chronicles: Two Years on the Frontier of Medicine Inside Harvard's Transplant Research Lab (2005)
- An Uncommon Man: The Life and Times of Senator Claiborne Pell (2011)
Miller's primary Web site is called The Works of G. Wayne Miller.