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Chanel Miller opens up about why she felt compelled to write her book “Know My Name” and how she hopes to aid other survivors of sexual assault with her words.

In “Know My Name,” Chanel Miller observes her own ordeal by adopting the stance of a reporter, a media critic, and an activism-minded theorist.

The Irrepressibly Political Survivorship of Chanel Miller

Chanel Miller recalls hearing Brock Turner's guilty verdict in court. She says she was filled with validation, but also "immense sadness" because, though she always knew he was guilty, "I had forgotten what I was worth, that I deserved to be treated better."

While Brock Turner registers as a sex offender, Chanel Miller signs a book contract. She texts her mother a picture of herself in New York City, enjoying a celebratory dessert of grilled peaches. Her mother texts back, "You are mommy’s dream."

“Know My Name”: The Stanford Sexual Assault Case Made Her “Emily Doe.” In New Memoir, Chanel Miller Tells Her Story

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Chanel Miller was known as Emily Doe - survivor of a sexual assault on a US university campus by Brock Turner. Her Victim Impact Statement went viral and changed the law. She talks about surviving sexual assault, the court case, and reclaiming her identity

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Chanel Miller is heartbreakingly resourceful in her new memoir, marshalling her subjectivity as evidence of a system set up to protect the potential of someone like Brock Turner. Prosecutors would do well to read Miller’s discernments.

Four years ago her powerful victim impact statement dubbed her Emily Doe. Now Chanel Miller has reclaimed her story and written a book. “I’m going to get back to my life, and I want to help restore victims back to their own lives," she says.


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She has been known to the world as “Emily Doe,” the sexual assault victim of Stanford swimmer Brock Turner. Now she’s revealing her name and face. Chanel Miller, here reading her victim impact statement, gives her first interview to "60 Minutes"

‘Nobody wants to be defined by the worst thing that’s happened to them.’ — Chanel Miller opens up about her short film ‘I Am With You’ and how art helped her heal

Chanel Miller’s response to online critics who said she was partly to blame for the assault because she had too much to drink.

This was right after my insightful interview with Chanel Miller. The world knew her as Emily Doe who was sexually assaulted on the Stanford University campus. In her memoir, “Know My Name,” she shares the aftermath of the assault and trial that followed.

“So you’re saying I just put aside a year and a half of my life so he could go to county jail for three months?” Chanel Miller shares her reaction to Brock Turner’s sentence.

The woman who was sexually assaulted by Brock Turner while she was unconscious in 2015 has come forward publicly for the first time. Her name is Chanel Miller, and she's telling her story.

For years, Chanel Miller was known only as "Emily Doe," the anonymous woman who brought a sexual assault case against Brock Turner. In an upcoming memoir, she'll tell her story under her own name.

The woman who was sexually assaulted by Brock Turner while she was unconscious in 2015 came forward publicly for the first time this week. Her name is Chanel Miller, and she's telling her story.

Chanel Miller's victim impact statement made headlines after she read it during Brock Turner's sentencing hearing. Over 7,000 words long, it detailed the shock of finding out what happened to her after the attack and the wrenching aftermath. Read it here:

In her memoir out this September, "Know My Name," Chanel Miller will "reclaim the story of her sexual assault."