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
302 Wickenden Street, Providence, on Jan. 20, 2010. Abe's,
A second piece for
on Dec. 13, 2009. DocumentaryTech
I wrote a piece about narrative storytelling on the page and on the screen for
a web site devoted to "exploring the technoques and technology of documentary filmmaking, Sept. 25, 2009. DocumentaryTech,
The Providence Phoenix published a story about
the biography of Claiborne Pell, in A VERY DIFFERENT SENATOR, 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
A discussion of the new
whose board I chaired, aired the week of May 18, 2008, on Jesse Smith Library, Rhode Island's Library TV channel. L-TV,
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, 186 County Road, Barrington, Rhode Island. Barrington Books,
APPEARANCES AND BROADCASTS FOR PREVIOUS BOOKS:
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
in American Experience: Partners of the Heart. KING OF HEARTS: The True Story of the Maverick Who Pioneered Open Heart Surgery, 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
for details. the official book site
Meanwhile, here are some of the other appearances I made for KING OF HEARTS:
Here is a partial listing of some of the events for my fourth book, 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 , February 2000.
Internet Writing Journal 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 , 9:30 p.m Saturday, March 11, and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12.
C-SPAN 2's Book TV 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. medsite.com, TOY WARS
And also note:
Guest on Court TV's , national call-in show, November
24, 1997, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. EST.
Legal Cafe Principal guest on National Public Radio's ,
December 23, 2 to 3 p.m.
Talk of the Nation 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 , 6 p.m., Monday, February 9.
CNN-fn Guest on Power Lunch on , 1 p.m., Tuesday, February 10.
CNBC Talk and signing, Barnes & Noble, 675 Sixth Ave. (at West 22nd), Manhattan, 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 11.
Guest on , 5:40 p.m. EST, Monday, February 16.
Business News Network Signing, College Hill Book Store, 252 Thayer St., Providence, R.I., 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 4.
Guest on , 9:45 a.m., Saturday, March 7.
NPR's Weekend Edition with Scott Simon Guest on the John Williams Show on Chicago's , 2:15 p.m., Wednesday, March 11.
WGN AM-720 Guest on Midday News, San Francisco's , 11:30 a.m., Thursday, March 12.
KGO-TV Guest on Eyewitness News, Los Angeles' , 5:50 a.m., Friday, March 13.
KABC-TV 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 , 7:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m., and 6:15 p.m., Sunday, April 5.
C-SPAN 2's 24 Hours of About Books A very nice interview and profile in , April 1998 issue.
Writers Write, the Internet Writing Journal Guest on the David Brudnoy Show, , after the game, about 10:15 p.m., Wednesday, April 15.
Boston's WBZ Radio Guest on Funny Business, , 9 p.m., Sunday, May 3.
Boston's WRKO Radio Interview on , between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m., depending on market, Monday, May 25.
NPR's Morning Edition Appearance on , a one-hour national special on Barbie, 10 p.m. (EST), Thursday, June 11.
ABC NEWS Thursday Night Live national online chat on , 9 p.m. (EST), Wednesday, June 24.
Raving Toy Maniac
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: A first foreign sale: To The Journalist, a leading book
publisher in Taiwan.
A book club sale: To , which has traditional and online services.
Newbridge Book Clubs ``Barbies at the Gate,'' a serial-rights sale, to Toronto's Report On Business Magazine, April 1998 issue.
Globe and Mail Another serial rights sale, to April 1998 issue.
G. Wayne Miller
c/o Providence Journal
Providence, R.I. 029oq