Walter Michael Miller Jr. (1923-1996) received popularity as an American science fiction book writer. He published one novel only named A Canticle for Leibowitz (1959). This publication arrived after a series of short stories Miller wrote. He received an education at the University of Tennessee and Texas. In the Second World War; he joined the Army Air Corps. Reports show that Miller struggled with post-traumatic stress because of war experiences and challenges related to the time. Miller’s short stories allowed him to win the Hugo Award in 1955 for The Darfsteller. He wrote several scripts, for example, Captain Video (1953) and A Canticle for Leibowitz (1959) during his writing career. The 1959 publication presented combined novellas from 1955, 1956, and 1957. He initially published these works in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and the post-apocalyptic book won the Hugo Award for best novel in 1961.
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