Devlin, Anne

Anne Devlin
Anne Devlin. Image source alanbrodie.com

Anne Devlin was born in Belfast in 1951.

She won the Hennessy Literary Award in 1982 for her short story Passages, which was adapted for television as A Woman Calling.

Her plays, Ourselves Alone, includes A Woman Calling and The Long March and have been collected as Ourselves Alone (Faber & Faber, 1986). She has also written the screenplays for Titanic Town, which is adapted from a novel by Mary Costello, (London, Faber & Faber, 1999); and Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights.

Her short fiction is collected as The Way-Paver (Faber & Faber 1986).

Recipient of the Samuel Beckett Award in 1984, she won the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize in 1986.


Anne Devlin at Alan Brodie Representation

Anne Devlin at The National Library of Ireland


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