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Anne Chambers

Anne Chambers is the author of six biographies, a historical novel, a collection of short stories, film screenplays, stage and radio plays. 


She writes, lectures and has been interviewed around the world about her writing. Her books have been made into radio and TV drama-documentaries for the Discovery Channel, the Learning Channel, RTÉ etc. and have been translated and published abroad. She has appeared regularly on radio and TV, most recently on the BBC’s popular series ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’, on Nationwide RTÉ1 and RTÉ Lyric FM.

 

She was short-listed for the GPA Irish Book Awards (biography) and for the 2004 Irish Hennessy Literary Awards (short story).

Anne has co-scripted a number of screenplays for cinema and TV some of which have been supported by the Irish Film Board and by media. Her screenplay ‘Lorna’ was short-listed for the Screenplay Award at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, 2009.

She holds an MA in History from the National University of Ireland and is a member of the Irish Writers Union and the Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild.
Over the years Anne’s name has become synonymous with Grace O’Malley. Her biography of the Pirate Queen has become the inspiration for documentary film makers, composers and writers from a range of creative disciplines worldwide, as well as for students in all educational levels, both in Ireland and abroad.

Eleanor, Countess of Desmond
By Anne Chambers
€14.99
Granuaile
By Anne Chambers
€14.99
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