G. Wayne Miller

G. Wayne Miller

Visiting Fellow and Director, Story in the Public Square

Areas of Expertise

Storytelling, media, politics


  • B.A., Harvard College (1976)


Miller is a staff writer at The Providence Journal; a documentary filmmaker; and the author of eight books of nonfiction, three novels and three short story collections. He has been honored for his work many times, most recently with the 2013 Roger Williams Independent Voice Award from the Rhode Island International Film Festival, and was a member of The Providence Journal team that was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize in Public Service. Three documentaries Miller wrote and co-produced have been broadcast on PBS, including The Providence Journal’s “Coming Home,” about veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. “Coming” Home was nominated for a New England Emmy and won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award.