Patti Miller is an award-winning memoirist and nonfiction writer, whose 2012 book, The Mind of a Thief, was longlisted for the Stella Prize and the Nita Kibble Prize, shortlisted for the WA Premier's Prize for Non-Fiction, winner of the NSW Premier's Prize for History and on the syllabus for English for the VCE in Victoria. Her most recent memoir, Ransacking Paris, was released in April 2015 to critical acclaim. Her two previous writing books, Writing Your Life and The Memoir Book, have been continually in print since publication. Patti is a highly successful life-writing teacher and mentor who offers courses at the Faber Academy, as well as many other writing centres around Australia and in Paris.
Patti is the writing whisperer! She taught me how to stop
daydreaming and to get writing. I couldn't have written my memoir
without her! -- Jessica Rowe * bestselling author of IS THIS MY
BEAUTIFUL LIFE? *
It's the book for you, if you're facing a long and daunting process and would like to feel that someone is there to hold your hand. * Sydney Morning Herald *
This is an excellent, pragmatic book. * Weekly Times *