Anna Burns was born in Belfast. She is the author of three novels - No Bones, Little Constructions and Milkman - and of the novella Mostly Hero.
No Bones won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Milkman has, to date, won the 2018 Booker Prize, the 2019 Orwell Prize for Political Fiction, and the International Dublin Literary Award 2020. It was also shortlisted for the Women’s Prize and the Rathbone’s Folio Prize. Anna Burns lives in East Sussex, England.