The Day After Death, a novel (2016)
- Finalist, 2017 Lambda Award in Lesbian Fiction.
- Best Novel Award, Mendocino Writers Conference 2012.
- Fiction Finalist, International Summer Literary Awards, 2012.
“Words Shimmer,” (2016), Chautauqua Journal.
- Runnerup for the 2016 Editor’s Prize at Chautauqua Journal.
“How Did You Know It Was Time to Go?”
- Finalist, Prime Number, 2015.
Find Your Story, Write Your Memoir (2013), co-author: Lisa Lenard-Cook
- Bronze winner, Foreword Book of the Year, Writing Guides.
- Best books of general interest for high schools and professional use, selected by the American Association of School Librarians.
- Best books for general audiences, selected by the Public Library Reviewers.
“Words Shimmer Like Ripe Fruit,” (2013)
“Passenger on the Ship of Fools” (2009), co-author: Laura Furman
- New Mexico Humanities Council Grant, for programs around
- Winner of Best New Mexican Play, Vortex Theatre, Albuqueruqe, NM
- Leslie Irene Coger Award for Distinguished Performance, National Communication Association, 2007.
- The Day After Death, a novel, 2016, University of New Mexico Press. [Excerpt from The Day After Death in The Noyo Review, Fall, 2012.]
- “How Did You Know It Was Time to Go?,”Articulated 2016 Anthology.
- “Words Shimmer,” Runner up, the Editor’s Prize, Chautauqua Journal, 2016.
- Find Your Story, Write Your Memoir (co-author), University of Wisconsin Press, 2013.
- Miller, Lynn C. “Saved by Gertrude Stein or The Life You Perform Can Become Your Own,” Text and Performance Quarterly. April, 2012, pp. 175-186.
Guest Artist Events
- Southwest Writers Memoir Conference, guest lecture, ‘Your Story and Your Audience,” June 2017.
- Taos Summer Writers Conference, week-long workshop, “Structure and Plot in Fiction and Nonfiction,” July 12–19, 2015.
- Los Griegos library Women’s History Month lecture, “Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, and The Fool’s Journey,” March 14, 2015.
- Faculty and memoir workshop, University of New Mexico Writers’ Conference, April 13, 2013.
- Lecture/Performance: “Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, and The Fool’s Journey, Oasis in Albuquerque, March 28, 2013.
- Guest artist, Taos Writers Conference, July, 2011, workshop on performing writing aloud.
- Guest artist, Kutztown University, women’s history month lecture/performance, March, 2010.
- Guest artist, DePaul University, lecture/performance, November, 2009.
- Guest artist, Hofstra University, performing Victoria Woodhull, October, 2008.
- Guest artist, Arizona State University, School of Communication, writing/performance workshop, October, 2006.
- Guest artist, DePaul University Visiting Writer’s Series, October, 2006.
- Guest artist, Provincetown, MA, solo theatre fesival “Evenings With,” July 6-10, 2006.
- Guest artist/scholar, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, March 30, 2006.
- Guest artist/scholar, University of Minnesota at Duluth, October 13-16, 2004.
- Guest artist/scholar, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, March 1-3, 2004.
- Guest artist/scholar, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, Oct. 29-31, 2003.
- Guest artist/scholar, California State University, Northridge, CA, February 20, 2003.
- Guest artist/scholar, Georgetown College, Georgetown, KY, March 3-4, 2002.
- Guest writer and scholar, Carolina Chautauqua, June 17-23, 2000, Greenville, SC and Asheville, NC.
- Guest artist/scholar, Big XII Faculty Fellowship, University of Colorado at Boulder, February 20-March 3, 2000.
- Guest Artist/Critic, Prairie Quest Performance Festival, Sauk Valley Community College, Dixon, IL. March 18-21, 1999.
- Performance Consultant for the Tulsa Chautauqua, Tulsa, OK,March 12-13, 1999.
- Guest Writer, Dell Computer Company, Austin, March, 1998.
- Guest Writer, Eanes Book Fair, Austin, December 1, 1998.
- Guest Artist, November 8, 1996, Southwick Recital, Emerson College.
- Scholar in residence, Tulsa Chautauqua, “Inventing and Reinventing America, May 30-June 9, 1996.
- Guest Artist, conference on “Empowering Women,” Northern Illinois University, Nov. 9-10, 1995.
- Guest artist/scholar. Indiana State University, 1995 Festival, “The Future of Performance Studies,” February 17-18, 1995.
- Performance Consultant for the Colorado Chatauqua(sponsored by the Colorado Endowment for the Humanities), Colorado Springs, January 20-21, 1995.
- Guest performer/scholar. University of Tulsa, Women’s Studies Program, October 6, 1994.
- Scholar/Artist, workshop and performance on Gertrude Stein, New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities, April 13-14, 1994.
- Scholar in Residence, Tulsa Chautauqua, “Americans Abroad,” June 3-16, 1993.
- Guest writer/critic. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, performance festival, January 21-23, 1993. Festival featured a production of my one-act play, “Comfort.”
- Guest director, University of Tulsa, “Transplants and Transports: Poetry by Cynthia Macdonald,” April, 1992.
- Guest artist, California State University, Northridge, guest writer, January, 1992. Workshop production of original play, “Quiet Talk,” directed by Dr. Christie Logan.
- Guest critic/artist. Directed “What we Talk About When We Talk About Love” by Raymond Carver for the 1990 Baylor University Performance Festival, October.
- Miller, Lynn C. “Saved by Gertrude Stein Or the Life You Perform Can Become Your Own,” performed at the Kosmos Theatre, May 2011.
- _______“The First Woman,” (about Victoria Woodhull) presented on KUNM radio in 2011 and 2012 as part of women’s history month; performed at SoloFest in 2010 at the Filling Station; presented at Kutztown University in 2010.
- _______“The First Woman” (about Victoria Woodhull), CTEK Arts Women’s International Theater Festival, October 2014, Provincetown, MA
- Miller, Lynn C. (with Laura Furman), Passenger on the Ship of Fools (on the life and work of Katherine Anne Porter): Selected as best New Mexican Play at the Vortex Theatre, full production July 24–August 9, 2009; Yaddo Benefit (with Kathleen Chalfant performing Porter), Saratoga Springs, NY, June 27, 2002; Brockett Theatre, University of Texas at Austin (with Mary Frances HopKins performing Porter), April 16, 2002; Yaddo Benefit (with Irene Worth performing Porter), May 2, 2001, New York, NY; Emerson College, Boston, April 29, 2000.
- Miller, Lynn C., “Miss Furr and Miss Skeene by Gertrude Stein,” Evenings With…festival in Provincetown, MA, July, 2006.
- _______Director, “Querencia,” a program of solo performance. University of Texas at Austin New Works Festival, 2007, Austin, TX.
- _______ “Literature Live: celebrating the O.Henry Prize collection, Texas Books Festival, October, 2006; Humanities Research Center, U.T. Austin, March 18, 2007.
- _______ adapted and directed, “Texas Bound 2005,” in Arts & Letters Live series, Dallas Art Museum, January 31, 2005.
- _______ “Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, and The Fool’s Journey,” October 14, 2004, University of Minnesota, Duluth; March 2, 2004, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA; October 28–29, 2003, Louisiana State University; May 9, 2003, Lake Region Arts Council, North Dakota.
- _______“Henry James and Edith Wharton: A Literary Friendship” (with John Anderson), Faust Artist Series, March 4, 2002; MLA conference, New Orleans, Dec. 27, 2001; U.T. Austin, March, 2001; Sauk Valley College Performance Festival, Mar. 18–21, 1999.
- _______ “Katherine Anne Porter: The Grandchild of a Lost War,” Chautauqua on Southern Writers, Greenville, SC and Asheville, NC, June 17–23, 2000.
- _______“Edith Wharton: Inside the House of Fiction,” performed throughout the U.S. 1996–present.
- _______“Gertrude Stein as Gertrude Stein,” Performed throughout the U.S. 1993–present.
- _______“Triumphs and Misfortunes: the Life of Sherlock Holmes,” the Heller Theatre, Tulsa, OK. October 16–25, 1997.
Selected Adaptations and Public Programs
- New Mexico Humanities Council grant for public programs surrounding “Passenger on the Ship of Fools” (see plays) in Albuquerque, NM, August 8-9, 2009.
- Director, “Querencia,” a program of solo performance. University of Texas at Austin New Works Festival, 2007, Austin, TX.
- ________ “Literature Live: celebrating the O.Henry Prize collection, Texas Books Festival, October, 2006; Humanities Research Center, U.T. Austin, March 18, 2007.
- “Miss Furr and Miss Skeene,” adapted from the story by Gertrude Stein. “Evenings With…” Provincetown, MA, July, 2006; University of Tulsa, 1995; Best of Fest in FronterFest, Austin, TX, September, 1994.
- ________adapted and directed, “Texas Bound 2005,” in Arts & Letters Live series, Dallas Art Museum, January 31, 2005.
- Adapted and directed works by Gertrude Stein, Alice Adams, Cynthia Macdonald, Richard Howard, James Purdy, Laura Furman, Beverly Lowry, Edith Wharton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Barbara Pym, Katherine Mansfield, Kurt Vonnegut at the University of Texas at Austin, 1980-2007. Directed Harold Pinter’s “Betrayal,” UT Austin and the Vortex Theatre, Austin, TX.
- Alice Adams, Laura Furman, Beverly Lowry, Richard Howard, Cynthia Macdonald were present at the productions and involved in audience discussions of the performances.