Anna Barnes (Author)

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Anna Barnes

Anna Barnes is a writer, playwright and researcher.  Her plays and monologues have been performed around Australia and she was the recipient of British Council's Realise Your Dream award in 2007.  In 2006 she was awarded the Melbourne Fringe Festival Patrick Alexander Award for excellence in performance writing and in 2011 she was Redstitch Actors Theatre's (Vic) writer-in-residence.  She has a regular column about celebrity culture in the bi monthly arts journal The Lifted Brow.  

In 2011 she moved to Cambodia for three months to volunteer for human rights activist and Nobel Prize nominee politician Mu Sochua MP.  

She is currently a PhD candidate researching the role of social media in friendships of teenage girls in Melbourne.

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Book Cover:  GIRL!:The Ultimate Guide to Being You
Anna Barnes' guide for girls 12+ discusses friendships, self-esteem, going green and making creative change!
Anna Barnes' guide for girls 12+ discusses friendships, self-esteem, going green and making creative change!
Published: 25/07/2012
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742535708
Price: $12.99

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21 Nov 2014
The Night Guest by Fiona McFarlane has won the 2014 Voss Literary Prize
Congratulations to Fiona McFarlane, author of The Night Guest which was named winner of the inaugural Voss Literary Prize for the best novel published in Australia in 2013 and voted by the Australian University Heads of English. For more information please visit the Voss Literary Prize website.

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