James Miller

James Miller. Photo courtesy of author.

James Miller. Photo courtesy of author.

 

James Miller is a London born author and Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing and English Literature at Kingston University. He read English at Oxford, earned an MA in Anglo-American literature at University College London and then completed his PhD in African-American Literature at King’s College London. Before joining Kingston University full time he taught A-level English at various colleges in London, American Literature at King’s College London and creative writing at South Bank University.

He has published two novels, Lost Boys (2008) and Sunshine State (2011). His short stories have appeared in numerous magazines, literary journals and anthologies. Recently, these have included: 3:AM Magazine, Beacons: Stories for our Not So Distant Future, Still: A Literary Art Book, and What Do You See When You Close Your Eyes? for a Jazz Band, The Moss Project.

On the 5th of March 2013 James ran the MFA Teaching & Writing Workshop.

 

James Miller’s list of recommended reading:

 

Discipline and Punish – Michel Foucault

Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism & Schizophrenia – Deleuze and Guattari

Postmodernism or the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism – Frederic Jameson

The Production of Space – Henri Lefebvre

The Society of the Spectacle – Guy Debord

The Shock Doctrine – Naomi Klein

The Wretched of the Earth – Franz Fanon

Orientalism – Edward Said

Mythologies – Roland Barthes

Sexual Personae – Camille Paglia

Simulacra and Simulacrum – Jean Baudrillard

What is Literature? – Jean Paul Sartre

On Revolution – Hannah Arendt

American Power & the New Mandarins – Noam Chomsky

Eroticism – Georges Bataille

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