"An engaging novel, powerfully direct, her characters complex, their foibles and talents treated with respect. She has a rare talent for translating natural empathy into believable, poignant fiction" - Herald
Shortlisted for Whitbread Prize (First Novel) 2003 and Orange Prize 2003.
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, her first collection of short stories, was published in 2001 by Canongate. She lives in Glasgow.