Anna Olswanger

Anna Olswanger is the author of Greenhorn (NewSouth Books) andShlemiel Crooks (NewSouth Books), the latter a Sydney Taylor Honor Book and a PJ Library Book. In 2011, the Kaufman Center premiered a family musical based on Shlemiel Crooks at Merkin Concert Hall in New York.

A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Anna has made "The Home of the Blues" the backdrop to many of her fiction stories, including "Chicken Bone Man," which won Maryland's F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story Contest and appeared in Stories from the Blue Moon Cafe IV (MacAdam Cage).

Anna currently resides in the metro New York City area and is a literary agent with Liza Dawson Associates.

Books from Blair

Greenhorn (NewSouth Books)


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