Anne Pettigrew

Glasgow-born Anne was a GP in Greenock, Scotland for 31 years and graduated in medicine from the University of Glasgow (1974) and in Medical Anthropology from Oxford (2004). She worked in psychiatry, women’s health and as a columnist in The Herald and medical newspapers before taking Creative Writing classes at Glasgow University. Her darkly humorous novels (Not The Life Imagined & Not The Deaths Imagined) reflect the experience of Scottish women doctors in the sixties through to the eighties. Runner-up in the SAW Constable Award 2018, she was chosen as a Crime Spotlight Author at Bloody Scotland Book Festival at Stirling in 2019. Currently President of Greenock Writers Club, she lives in Ayrshire and loves art, travel, good food, good wine, and good company!

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