'The Simplest Words is Alex Miller's first collection of stories, memoir, commentary and poetry.
'All of Alex Miller's novels have been critically acclaimed and have won or been shortlisted in the major Australian literary awards. He is twice winner of Australia's premier literary prize, the Miles Franklin Literary Award, and is an overall winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for The Ancestor Game. His eleventh and most recent novel, Coal Creek, won the 2014 Victorian Premier's Literary Award.
'Alex Miller is published internationally and his works have been widely translated.' (Publication summary)