Karen Miller

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Karen Miller
Karen Miller.jpg
Karen Miller in 2007
Born Karen Miller
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Pen name K. E. Mills
Occupation Novelist
Nationality Australian
Period 2005—present
Genre Fantasy

Karen Miller is an Australian writer.

Miller was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and moved to Australia at the age of two.[1] After graduating from the University of Technology, Sydney she moved to England for three years before moving back to Australia. Along with being a novelist she has written and directed plays for her local theatre group.[1]

In 2005 Miller's first novel was released entitled The Innocent Mage. This was the first novel in the Kingmaker, Kingbreaker series and was followed shortly after by Innocence Lost. The Innocent Mage was widely acclaimed on its release in Australia and was a finalist in the 2005 Aurealis Awards fantasy division.[2] Since then she has written several other novels, including two for Fandemonium's Stargate SG-1 series. In 2007, she was shortlisted for the James Tiptree, Jr. Award for her novels Empress of Mijak and The Riven Kingdom.[3]

Miller also writes under the pseudonym K. E. Mills,[4] releasing the first novel in the Rogue Agent series, The Accidental Sorcerer, under this pen name.


Kingmaker, Kingbreaker Universe[edit]


Rogue Agent[edit]

The Tarnished Crown[edit]

  • The Falcon Throne (2014)
  • The Prince of Glass not published yet

Star Wars[edit]

Stargate SG-1[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Aurealis Awards[edit]

Fantasy division

  • Finalist: The Innocent Mage (2005)
  • Honoured: Empress of Mijak (2007)
  • Finalist: The Riven Kingdom (2008)
  • Finalist: Witches Incorporated (2009)[5]

James Tiptree, Jr. Award[edit]

  • Honoured: Empress of Mijak (2007)
  • Honoured: The Riven Kingdom (2007)


  1. ^ a b "About the author". Karen Miller. Retrieved 2008-06-05. 
  2. ^ "2005 Aurealis Awards". Locus Magazine. Archived from the original on 2010-04-02. Retrieved 2008-06-05. 
  3. ^ "James Tiptree, Jr. Literary Award Council)". 
  4. ^ "Frequently asked questions". Karen Miller. Retrieved 2008-06-05. 
  5. ^ "2009 Aurealis Awards Finalists" (PDF). Aurealis Awards. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2008-12-06. 

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