Andrew Miller (novelist)

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Andrew Miller
Miller at Perth Festival Writers Week in 2019
Miller at Perth Festival Writers Week in 2019
Born (1960-04-29) 29 April 1960 (age 61)
Bristol, England, UK
EducationCritical and Creative Writing
Alma materMiddlesex University
University of East Anglia
Lancaster University
GenreFictional prose
Notable awardsIMPAC (1999)
Costa Book Award (2011)

Andrew Brooke Miller FRSL (born 29 April 1960) is an English novelist.

Life and career[edit]

Miller was born in Bristol. He grew up in the West Country and has lived in Spain, Japan, Ireland and France.[1] He was educated at Dauntsey's School, and after gaining a first-class degree in English at Middlesex Polytechnic,[2] completed an MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia in 1991. In 1995 he wrote a PhD in Critical and Creative Writing at Lancaster University. For his first book Ingenious Pain he received three awards, the James Tait Black Memorial Award for Fiction,[3] the International Dublin Literary Award;[4] and the Grinzane Cavour Prize in Italy.[5] The book has been translated into 36 languages. Miller currently lives in Witham Friary in Somerset with his daughter Frieda.




  1. ^ Eltringham, Dan (18 June 2011). "Small talk: Andrew Miller". Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  2. ^ Cochrane, Kira (25 January 2012). "Andrew Miller: my morbid obsession". Guardian. Retrieved 26 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Previous winners - fiction | James Tait Black Prize winners | People". 11 November 2011. Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
  4. ^ "International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award". 2000. Archived from the original on 11 October 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2011.
  5. ^ "Andrew Miller | British Council Literature". Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  6. ^ Miller, Andrew (28 June 2016). "Andrew Miller: 'I was trying to leap out of my habitual mind'". The Guardian. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  7. ^ a b "2011 Costa Book Awards Winners Announced". 30 December 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  8. ^ "Carey shortlisted for 2019 Walter Scott Prize". Books+Publishing. 3 April 2019. Retrieved 3 April 2019.

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