Patti Miller

Patti Miller

Patti is the author of nine books, including Australia’s best-selling life writing texts.

Patti Miller is the author of  nine books, including Australia’s best-selling life writing texts, Writing Your Life,  The Memoir Book and Writing True Stories (A&U) as well as a novel Child (A&U) and five memoir/narrative non-fiction books, The Last One Who Remembers (A&U) Whatever The Gods Do (Random House), the critically acclaimed The Mind of a Thief, (UQP) long and short-listed for a number of prizes, winner of the 2013 NSW Premier’s Prize for History, Ransacking Paris (UQP) and, her latest, The Joy of High Places (NewSouth).

She writes personal essays and articles and is published regularly in national newspapers, magazines and literary and art journals. She has been teaching life writing around Australia since 1991, and gives writing courses in Paris and London each year. Her next book, True Friends, will be published by UQP in 2022. She grew up on Wiradjuri land in central west NSW and now lives in Woolloomooloo. To find out more about Patti and her work, visit her website.

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