Watch an interview of me conducted by my son, G. Calvin Miller, on Feb. 3, 2008, in my study.

This page is no longer regularly updated. Major appearances are listed on my blog.

I presented "A Writing Life," an evening of selected readings from my published and non-published fiction and non-fiction stories and books, followed by discussion, to a great crowd at Abe's, 302 Wickenden Street, Providence, on Jan. 20, 2010.

A second piece for DocumentaryTech on Dec. 13, 2009.

I wrote a piece about narrative storytelling on the page and on the screen for DocumentaryTech, a web site devoted to "exploring the technoques and technology of documentary filmmaking, Sept. 25, 2009.

The Providence Phoenix published a story about A VERY DIFFERENT SENATOR, the biography of Claiborne Pell, in its issue of Sept. 24, 2009.

On Aug. 6, 2009, at the Rhode Island International Film Festival, I began a series of appearances for discussion and screenings of the trailer to Eagle Peak Media's second documentary, BEHIND THE HEDGEROW: Eileen Slocum and the Meaning of Newport, click here for details of past and future appearances.

Following my participation on a discussion panel at the 2009 Roving Eye Documentary Film Festival, held in April 2009 at Roger Williams University, a Roger Williams student wrote an insightful story about me and my work.

Beginning on Feb. 13, 2009, I appeared at the world premiere and later showings of my first feature-length documentary movie, ON THE LAKE: Life and Love in a Distant Place.

I appeared in Harrisville, Rhode Island, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2008, to show the OTL trailer at the opening event of the outdoor summer series Riverwalk Times.

A discussion of the new Jesse Smith Library, whose board I chaired, aired the week of May 18, 2008, on L-TV, Rhode Island's Library TV channel.

The first event for my last book, THE XENO CHRONICLES, was in Seattle, Washington, on May 23, 2005, at The Town Hall Science Lecture Series, details at the lecture series site.

Other events included:

  • Signing and discussion, 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 14, 2005, Harvard Coop, Harvard Square, Cambridge, Mass.
  • Signing, noon, Wednesday, June 29, 2005, with Dr. David Sachs, Borders at Downtown Crossing, 10 School St., Boston, Mass.
  • Signing, 1 p.m., Saturday, June 17, Barrington Books, 186 County Road, Barrington, Rhode Island.


    Jan. 23, 2009, in San Francisco, presentation on KING OF HEARTS at the annual convention of The Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery.

    Broadcast nationwide on PBS on February 10, 2003, and re-broadcast on select dates later, an interview derived from KING OF HEARTS: The True Story of the Maverick Who Pioneered Open Heart Surgery, in American Experience: Partners of the Heart. Click to order the bonus DVD (or VHS), including footage not aired on PBS.

    Also, note speeches to medical groups on KING OF HEARTS:

    • Keynote address at the Fall Meeting of The New York Society For Thoracic Surgery, Nov. 5, 2003, New York City,
    • Keynote address at the Fall Meeting of the Eastern Long Island chapter of The American College of Surgeons, Dec. 11, 2003, Bayshore, New York.
    • Address to 50th Anniversary celebration of Open Heart Surgery, University of Minnesota's Lillehei Heart Institute, Minneapolis, Oct. 19, 2004.

    My many appearances for the hardcover and paperback editions of MEN AND SPEED: A Wild Ride Through NASCAR's Breakout Season. Please check the official book site for details.

    Meanwhile, here are some of the other appearances I made for KING OF HEARTS:

    • Page One story, Birmingham Post-Herald, January 20, 2000.
    • Signing (The Work of Human Hands), Harvard Medical Coop, Longwood Avenue, Boston, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, January 24, 2000.
    • Guest on Minnesota Public Radio, January 25, 2000.
    • Article and excerpt in the Internet Writing Journal, February 2000.
    • Appearance, American Heart Association regional headquarters, 275 Westminster St., Providence, Rhode Island, noon to 2 p.m., Friday, February 4. The AHA recently presented me with an award. Stop by!
    • Op-ed piece (on the toy industry), Wall Street Journal, Monday, February 7.
    • Signing (The Work of Human Hands), Westwinds bookstore, Duxbury, Mass., 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, February 12.
    • Talk and signing, Borders bookstore, Garden City, Cranston, Rhode Island, 3 p.m. Saturday, February 26. All are welcome!
    • Taped broadcast of the Borders talk on C-SPAN 2's Book TV, 9:30 p.m Saturday, March 11, and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12.
    • Interview (The Work of Human Hands), Chronicle, WCVB-TV, Boston Channel 5, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 14.
    • Appearance and signing, Business Expo 2000, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 5.
    • Signing, Brown Bookstore, 244 Thayer Street, Providence, 4 p.m. Thursday, April 13.
    • Signing, with Dr. Hardy Hendren, subject of The Work of Human Hands, 3 p.m., Saturday, May 6, new Borders bookstore at the Providence Place Mall, downtown Providence, R.I.
    • Interview and feature pick,, The Physician's Home on the Internet, TBA.

    Here is a partial listing of some of the events for my fourth book, TOY WARS

    • Guest on Court TV's Legal Cafe, national call-in show, November 24, 1997, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. EST.
    • Principal guest on National Public Radio's Talk of the Nation, December 23, 2 to 3 p.m.
    • Guest on Rhode Island Magazine, Cox Cable Channel 3, 6:30 p.m. January 19 - January 23, 1998.
    • Party and signing, Books on the Square, 471 Angell Street, Providence, R.I., 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, January 31.
    • Guest on Bizz Buzz on CNN-fn, 6 p.m., Monday, February 9.
    • Guest on Power Lunch on CNBC, 1 p.m., Tuesday, February 10.
    • Talk and signing, Barnes & Noble, 675 Sixth Ave. (at West 22nd), Manhattan, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 11.
    • Guest on Business News Network, 5:40 p.m. EST, Monday, February 16.
    • Signing, College Hill Book Store, 252 Thayer St., Providence, R.I., 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 4.
    • Guest on NPR's Weekend Edition with Scott Simon, 9:45 a.m., Saturday, March 7.
    • Guest on the John Williams Show on Chicago's WGN AM-720, 2:15 p.m., Wednesday, March 11.
    • Guest on Midday News, San Francisco's KGO-TV, 11:30 a.m., Thursday, March 12.
    • Guest on Eyewitness News, Los Angeles' KABC-TV, 5:50 a.m., Friday, March 13.
    • Guest on Showbiz Today on Los Angeles' KWHY-TV, 12:45 p.m., Friday, March 13.
    • Talk and signing, Borders, 1212 South Washington St., North Attleboro, Mass. (across from Emerald Square Mall), 3 p.m., Sunday, March 15.
    • Talk and signing, Lucius Beebe Library, Main Street, Wakefield, Mass., 2 p.m., Saturday, March 28, call 781-246-6335 for information.
    • Taped broadcast of the Borders talk on C-SPAN 2's 24 Hours of About Books, 7:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m., and 6:15 p.m., Sunday, April 5.
    • A very nice interview and profile in Writers Write, the Internet Writing Journal, April 1998 issue.
    • Guest on the David Brudnoy Show, Boston's WBZ Radio, after the game, about 10:15 p.m., Wednesday, April 15.
    • Guest on Funny Business, Boston's WRKO Radio, 9 p.m., Sunday, May 3.
    • Interview on NPR's Morning Edition, between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m., depending on market, Monday, May 25.
    • Appearance on ABC NEWS Thursday Night, a one-hour national special on Barbie, 10 p.m. (EST), Thursday, June 11.
    • Live national online chat on Raving Toy Maniac, 9 p.m. (EST), Wednesday, June 24.
    And also note:
    • A first foreign sale: To The Journalist, a leading book publisher in Taiwan.
    • A book club sale: To Newbridge Book Clubs, which has traditional and online services.
    • ``Barbies at the Gate,'' a serial-rights sale, to Toronto's Globe and Mail Report On Business Magazine, April 1998 issue.
    • Another serial rights sale, to A&U Magazine, April 1998 issue.
    If you would like me to autograph a copy of one of my books, I would happily do so. Please send the book with a stamped self-addressed envelope to the address below. Be sure to tell me how to word your custom inscription, if you'd like one, and whether or not you'd like me to date the autograph and indicate where your book was signed (i.e., Pascoag, Rhode Island). The address:

    G. Wayne Miller
    c/o Providence Journal
    Providence, R.I. 029oq


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