For thirty-five years Gerry Miller taught English and English literature as teacher, Head of English Studies and Senior Master in one of the largest pre-university colleges in Northern Ireland. He was also responsible for international exchanges and affairs, and for the development of a range of cross-community projects designed to promote reconciliation and understanding among young people.
He encouraged and organised links across the cultural and religious divides which have been responsible for one of the most turbulent periods in the history of Northern Ireland.
He was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to engage in educational research in Australasia, was a founder committee member of the Northern Ireland Council of Christians and Jews, and a member of the executive of The Peace People (founded by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Mairead Corrigan Maguire). His academic credentials include degrees and awards in English Literature and Ecumenics.
International lectures and talks about the island of Ireland
Now he lectures extensively in Denmark, Hungary, Italy and Norway as well as Australia, India and north America, offering a unique collection of lectures and talks about the island of Ireland, based upon a lifetime’s experience of its culture and communities.
Peterborough ‘Poetry Rivals’ Literary Winner – The Kiss
Gerry Miller’s poem ‘The Kiss’ was announced as the recent winner of the prestigious creative writing competition organised by the Peterborough ‘Poetry Rivals’ literary group.
The competition attracted more than 5,000 entries. Read “The Kiss”