Anne grew up in Southern California, graduated with a degree in History from U.C. Berkeley, moved to Colorado for a M.A. in History, then to Seattle for her MLS. She also has a diploma in Irish Studies from the National University of Ireland in Galway. Anne's first novel, A Short Time in Luxembourg (Gardenia Press) was published in 2004. Her short stories have appeared in The Belletriste Review, Blue Earth Review, Matter: A Journal of Art and Literature, WOW Anthology, Dublin Quarterly Review, and False Faces: RMFW 2018 Anthology. "That Donnelly Crowd" which appeared in False Faces is included in 2019 Best American Mystery Stories. Most recent: "Rare Earths" in Chiarosuro: An Anthology of Virtue and Vice (NCW 2021).
"Where's the Story? Each time I set out to write a short story or work on a novel (or, for that matter, read a short story or novel), I ask myself--Where is the Story? I love telling stories...just telling stories."
Anne's nonfiction includes Foreign Investment in the American and Canadian West 1870-1914. She particularly enjoys researching and reading the 19th writer, Maria Edgeworth; collecting and selling 19th century British travel books; and traveling. Anne and her husband live and work in Colorado.
Summer Reads that surprised and delighted:
- Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss (Rajeev Balasubramanyam)
- Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (Rachel Joyce)
- Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper (Phaedra Patrick)
- Library of Lost and Found (Phaedra Patrick)
- Reading List (Sara Nisha Adams)
- Bookshop of Yesterdays (Amy Meyerson)
Check out Anne's profile in Downtown Fort Collins Creative District
Anne is a member of Sisters in Crime, Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, Northern Colorado Writers