Madeline Miller

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Birthday
24, 1978
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
24, 1978 (age 40)
Birthplace
Boston, MA

About

An American author of historical fiction, she is best known for The Song of Achilles, a love story between Achilles and Patroclus that is set in Ancient Greece. The work won the Orange Prize for Fiction.

Before Fame

She earned a graduate degree in Classics from Brown University and subsequently taught high school classes in Greek, Latin, and English literature.

Trivia

It took her ten years to complete The Song of Achilles.

Family Life

She was born in Boston, Massachusetts.

Associated With

Khalil Gibran, the Lebanese-born author of The Prophet, also spent his formative years studying in Boston.