A former lawyer, Annemarie was born in Northern Ireland. She was educated at Trinity College Dublin, where she studied literature, and at the Courtauld Institute of Art, and has lived in London since the late eighties. More on the bio page.
Annemarie's first novel, A Parachute in the Lime Tree, was published by The History Press Ireland in 2012. The book is available in paperback and e-book formats, in bookshops and online
To find out more, go to the Parachute page on this website, or read comments from reviewers in the UK, Ireland and the US Reviews
Links to full reviews, interviews and Q&As here
Annemarie's short fiction has appeared in anthologies and magazines in the UK, Ireland and the US. Other stories have been broadcast on national radio, recorded for an audio magazine, translated into German, published in a festival catalogue, made available for download to your mobile via Ether Books.
Awards include prizes from Bridport and Fish, the Bryan MacMahon award, the Columbia Journal prize, a WOW!1 award, the inaugural Posara Prize and joint runner-up in the biennial Michael McLaverty award. In 2012, stories were shortlisted for the William Trevor/Elizabeth Bowen, RTE Francis MacManus, UPP Short FICTION, and Historical Novel Society prizes.
Current short story projects include a collection of Venice stories inspired by locations and artworks in the city. She has also written a second novel, Siren, currently undergoing edits prior to submission.
Full list of awards and publications here
Read some story extracts here
Download some stories from the Ether Books site here
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