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Anne Devlin


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. Apart from her stage writing, 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.

Playwriting Credits

Play Title Playwright
After Easter Anne Devlin
Ourselves Alone Anne Devlin