On Compassion

Ann Weisgarber

Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland

Lecture / Special



#About the event


Ann Weisgarber

Ann Weisgarber

Ann Weisgarber is the author of three novels: THE GLOVEMAKER, THE PROMISE, and THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF RACHEL DUPREE. She won the Stephen Turner Award for First Fiction and the Langum Prize for American Historical Fiction. She was a finalist for Scotland’s Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction and the Orange Award for New Writers in the United Kingdom. The film rights for THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF RACHEL DUPREE are optioned by actress Viola Davis.

Ann earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from Wright State University in Ohio, and a Master of Arts in Sociology from the University of Houston in Texas. Ann was inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters in 2014 and lives in Galveston, Texas.

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