|Name Anna Burns|
Role Wes Welker's wife
|Spouse Wes Welker (m. 2012)|
|Marriage location Aspen, Colorado, United States|
Similar People Wes Welker, Candice Crawford, Ray Lewis
Man Booker 2018 author shortlist video: Anna Burns
Anna Burns (born 1962) is an Irish author. She was born in Belfast and raised in the working class Catholic district of Ardoyne.She moved to London in 1987. Her first novel, No Bones, is a gripping account of a girl's life growing up in Belfast during the Troubles. As of the publication of her latest novella, Mostly Hero, in 2014, she lives in East Sussex, south of London.
Among the novels that depict the Troubles within the Literature of Northern Ireland, No Bones is considered an important work, and has been compared to Dubliners by James Joyce for its capture of the everyday language of the people of Belfast. No Bones won the 2001 Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize presented by the Royal Society of Literature for the best regional novel of the year in the United Kingdom and Ireland.