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Anne Donovan


Scotland

Winner of the 1997 Macallan/Scotland on Sunday short story competition and a Canongate Prize winner in 2000, ANNE DONOVAN's stories have been widely anthologised and broadcast on radio. Hieroglyphics, was her first collection of short stories, and her first novel, Buddha Da, was shortlisted for the Orange Prize. She lives in Glasgow.
 
Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2003) : Buddha Da
Whitbread Prize Best First Novel nominee (2003) : Buddha Da
Saltire Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2014) : Gone are the Leaves


Anne Donovan recommends
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Unspeakable (2017)
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"Dilys Rose is one of the the finest prose writers around."
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Bird Summons (2019)
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"A wonderful book. I loved the beauty of its language and the subtle interweaving of myth with the spiritual and physical journeys of the women. I found it fascinating, powerful and profound."

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