About the Author

Nancy K. Miller

Nancy K. Miller is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, most recently, Breathless: An American Girl in Paris (2013), a memoir of the author’s years spent living out an expatriate dream in Paris during the 1960s. What They Saved: Pieces of a Jewish Past, the story of a quest to recreate her family’s lost history, received The Jewish Journal Prize for 2012.  A well-known feminist scholar, Miller has published memoirs, personal essays, and literary criticism. She is a Distinguished Professor of English and Contemporary Literature at the Graduate Center, CUNY, where she teaches contemporary memoir, women’s writing, and graphic literature.

Miller lectures widely, both nationally and internationally, and her work is anthologized is popular volumes on autobiography and collections of feminist essays. In 1983 she co-founded the Gender and Culture Series at Columbia University Press with the late Carolyn Heilbrun, and since 2004 coedits the series with Victoria Rosner.

Curricula Vitae

Academic CV (pdf)
Abridged CV (pdf)



Interview with Nancy on Beyond the Pale, September 15, 2013.

Beyond the Pale

Interview on Too Jewish Radio with Rabbi Sam Cohon and Friends, May 6, 2012

Too Jewish Radio

Radio Podcast on Beyond the Pale with Marissa Brostoff and Keira Feldman, October 2, 2011

Beyond the Pale



A Memoir of Feminism: An Interview with Nancy K. Miller by Jeffrey J. Williams

Download the PDF  from The Minnesota Review

Television Interview

ABC Columbia, South Carolina, May 9, 2014

KGUN TV, Tuscon, Arizona, February 24, 2012

Nancy K. Miller Elsewhere

What They Saved

Faculty Profile at CUNY

Nancy’s Amazon Author Page

Nancy’s Author Page on She Writes