Anne Chambers

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I'm a Dublin-based writer and author of 8 biographies, a novel and short story collection as well as screenplays for cinema and TV and a stage play.

My books have been translated and published abroad. I write, lecture and have been interviewed about my work both in Ireland and in countries such as UK, America, canada, Australia and Jamaica. My books have been the subject of bot national and international documentaries both for Tv and Radio.

for details of my work please see

Work -in-Progress

Developing an 8 part  TV series on the iconic Irishwoman Grace O'Malley

Writing a biography of Lord Sligo (1788-1845) friend and fellow traveller of Byron and 'emancipator of the Jamaican Slaves'.

Who Do You Think You Are  (BBC I) 2009)

Nationwide, RTE I (2009, 2010)

Brief Butterfly, RTE I (1989)

Interviewee on national and international TV
Theatre:Produced and Presented 'An Evening with Margaret Burke Sheridan' National Concert Hall 2008

Presented documentary Maggie from Mayo LYRIC FM (2008)

Contributor Sunday Miscelleny 2009, 2010, 2011

Interviewee on national, local and international radio
In Development:

RANJI-MAHARAJAH OF CONNEMARA , feature for Oscar nominated (The Reader) producer Redmond Morris.

LORNA feature for British Lion (LA)

GRACE O'MALLEY, feature for Wicklow Films

MATRIARCHS  stage play in 2 Acts on the theme of ageism

Feature Screenplays

(1) MELISSA a human drama on the theme of adoption (2) Bullshit and Ealing-style Irish Comedy (3) TO BEAR ARMS, an American political thriller on the issue of gun control (4) BAD HABITS a 'blackish' road comedy featuring 3 nuns, drugs and a rock chick.

GRACE O'MALLEY  - 8 Part TV series on the life of the iconic Irishwoman.

LORNA feature screenplay short-listed for Jameson Screenwriting Awards 2008

Short-listed for Hennessy Literary Awards (short story) 2004

Short-listed for GPA Book Awards (biography) 1987

MA (History) NUI

Digital Video Production (diploma)