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Anna Burns

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Bio/Wiki
Real NameAnna Burns
ProfessionAuthor
Famous ForWinning the 2018 Man Booker Prize
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-30-34
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorMedium Blonde
Career
Novels2001: No Bones
2007: Little Constructions
2018: Milkman
Awards, Honors, Achievements 2001: Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize (No Bones)
2018: Man Booker Prize (Milkman)
Personal Life
Date of Birth1962
Age (as in 2018)56 Years
BirthplaceBelfast, Northern Ireland
NationalityIrish
HometownBelfast, Northern Ireland
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
ReligionChristianity
Ethnicity/Race Irish

Anna Burns

Some Lesser Known Facts About Anna Burns

  • Does Anna Burns smoke ?: Not Known
  • Does Anna Burns drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • In 1987, she moved to London to go to university.
  • She wrote her first novel in 2001, No Bones. It showed the life of a girl growing up in Belfast during the Northern Ireland Conflict.

    Anna Burns novel No Bones

    Anna Burns novel No Bones

  • She revealed in an interview that she struggled financially after her first book.
  • In 2018, she was awarded the Man Booker Prize for her novel Milkman. She became the first Northern Irish writer to ever win this award.
  • After winning the prize she quoted,

    I will clear my debts and live on what’s left.

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  • She was presented the Man Booker Award by the Duchess of Cornwall.

    Duchess of Cornwall presenting Anna Burns the award

    Duchess of Cornwall presenting Anna Burns the award

  • In an interview, she said that the book, “Milkman” was inspired by her own experiences. She quoted,

    I grew up in a place that was rife with violence, distrust, and paranoia, and peopled by individuals trying to navigate and survive in that world as best as they could.

 

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