Vermont Humanities

Gary Miller

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Speakers Bureau

Gary Miller with a red beard and glasses playing guitar and smilingGary Miller learned to tell stories in his tiny home town of Eldred, Pennsylvania and at Vermont College of Fine Arts, where he earned his MFA. His short story collection Museum of the Americas was a finalist for the 2015 Vermont Book Award. Gary has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize in fiction, and has been named a finalist in the James Jones Novel Fellowship Contest. His nonfiction writing includes music journalism for Seven Days and State of Mind.

Gary has co-produced two documentary films, and been nominated for two New England Emmy Awards for documentary scriptwriting. He also won a Best Educational Product Award from the Massachusetts Interactive Multimedia Council. Gary’s background also includes years of work in human services, where he worked as a developmental specialist and a crisis counselor in residential treatment. When he’s not writing, you can find Gary fly fishing on the rivers of Vermont or playing his guitar. Gary is a certified recovery coach.

Contact Information

  • Phone: (802) 357-4616


Talks by Gary Miller

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Writers for Recovery Workshop

In this engaging participatory workshop, you’ll hear the powerful stories of people in recovery. You’ll learn how and why the writing techniques used in Writers for Recovery enable people to ease their emotional pain, reduce their feelings of shame, and move forward toward recovery. You’ll even develop new tools for managing stress and difficult situations in your own life. 

Vermont Humanities*** June 10, 2024