Alex Miller was born in London, England, in 1936 and emigrated to Australia at the age of 16. After working and travelling he graduated from the University of Melbourne in English and History in 1965. He was co-founder of the Anthill Theatre and a founding member of the Melbourne Writers' Theatre. He now lives in Victoria with his wife and two children.
Miller's third novel The Ancestor Game won the 1993 Miles Franklin Award, the 1993 Commonwealth Writers Award and the 1993 Barbara Ramsden Award for best novel. He won the award for the second time in 2003 for Journey to the Stone Country. In addition he has been shortlisted twice for the Miles Franklin Award, in 1996 for The Sitters and Conditions of Faith in 2001.
Watching the Climbers on the Mountain 1988
The Tivington Nott 1989
The Ancestor Game 1992
The Sitters 1995
Conditions of Faith 2000
Journey to the Stone Country 2002
Prochownik's Dream 2005
Kitty Howard 1978
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