Thomas Miller is an American. He studied and practiced architecture for fifteen years.  During this time he taught on several university faculties, designed a number of insignificant buildings, taught himself the art of photography and became a photographer. His photographs reside in numerous public and private collections and have been extensively exhibited. His work has won awards from the Portland Art Museum in Portland, Oregon, where he lived for twenty-five years, and from the Graham Foundation in Chicago, where he lived for ten.  His photoessays have been published in America and internationally. His book, Desert Skin, aerial photographs of the Colorado Plateau, was published by the University of Utah Press in 1995.  His book, African Queens, Portraits of West African Tribal Women was self-published in 2007.

Mr. Miller lives in East Africa with his cat, Minou.

Peace and War is his first book of words.