Anna is an English Literature graduate with a passion for LGBT heritage.
Anna has master’s degrees in The Word and Visual Imagination and Museum Studies.
Her debut novel Highland Fling was recommended as one of the Top Ten Summer Reads of 2017 by AfterEllen. Highland Fling was also a finalist in the 2018 Golden Crown Literary Society Awards.
Anna’s second novel Love’s Portrait featured in Publishers Weekly Spring 2019 Announcements. Love’s Portrait was also a finalist in the 2019 Rainbow Awards and is a Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Finalist.
Anna is also a poet and her poetry is published with the University of Leicester’s Centre for New Writing and Paradise Press.
Anna has written and curated a permanent exhibition of LGBT voices and memorabilia, based at Leicester’s LGBT Centre, a Heritage Lottery Funded Oral History Project.
Highland Fling published by Bold Strokes Books, April 2017, Lesbian Romance. A family drama set in the majesty of the Scottish Highlands. Can regret be overcome with courage and love?
Hooper Street in the anthology Girls Next Door published by Bold Strokes Books, June 2017, Lesbian Romance. A feel-good romance between a heartbroken woman and her brand new cheery neighbour. Now also published ©annalarnerbooks as a standalone.
Love’s Portrait published by Bold Strokes Books, April 2019, Lesbian Romance. Passions ignite as Georgina Wright and Molly Goode discover the truth behind a mysterious family portrait.
I Will Not Retreat published by Leicester University’s Centre For New Writing, 2017. Women’s Writing in the Midlands, 1750-1850 Susanna Watts and Elizabeth Heyrick, A Poetry Collection.
On Reflection published by Leicester University’s Centre For New Writing, 2017. Writing Lives Together, A Poetry Collection. Also published by Paradise Press, March 2018. We want to tell you how…, An Anthology of Poetry and Prose.
Writing Is A Leap Of Faith published by Leicester University’s Centre For New Writing, 2017. Writing Lives Together, A Poetry Collection.
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