Alex Miller is the award-winning author of thirteen novels and a collection of essays and stories. He is published internationally and widely in translation. Miller is twice winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award, for The Ancestor Game and for Journey to the Stone Country. He is an overall winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize in 1993 for The Ancestor Game. Conditions of Faith and Lovesong are both winners of the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction in the NSW Premier's Awards. Landscape of Farewell was awarded the Chinese 21st Century Weishanhi Best Foreign Novel of the Year and the Manning Clark Medal for Miller's outstanding contribution to Australian cultural life. Autumn Laing received the Melbourne Prize for Literature, and Coal Creek, the Victorian Premier's Literary Award. Miller's work of non-fiction, Max, was shortlisted for the National Biography Award in 2021. His most recent novel, A Brief Affair, was published in 2022.