Madeline Miller has a BA and MA from Brown University in Latin and Ancient Greek, and has been teaching both for the past nine years. She has also studied at the Yale School of Drama, specialising in adapting classical tales to a modern audience. The Song of Achilles is her first novel and was the winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction 2012.
Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 I noted in my last post that I was yearning for crisper weather. The Reykjavik International Literary Festival definitely granted my wish! Iceland offered gorgeous blue skies, but the wind was regularly blowing at 50 miles an hour, and it hailed several times. Also, there was a sandstorm. Crazy weather aside,…Read More
Thursday, September 5th, 2013 Delighted to announce that Library Journal gave my short story Galatea a starred review! The full text is here (my review is the last on the page). In other news, The Guardian chose The Song of Achilles for their August book club, which included the chance to answer reader questions live…Read More