Authors

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Ann Curry

Ann Curry (born November 19, 1956) is an American journalist and photojournalist who has been a reporter for more than 30 years, focused on human suffering in war zones and natural disasters. Curry has reported from the wars in Syria, Darfur, Congo, the Central African Republic, Kosovo, Lebanon, Israel, Afghanistan and Iraq. Curry has covered numerous disasters, including the tsunamis in Southeast Asia and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, where her appeal via Twitter topped Twitter's 'most powerful' list, credited for helping speed the arrival of humanitarian planes.In June 2012, she became the national and international correspondent-anchor for NBC News and the anchor at large for the Today show. She was co-anchor of Today from June 9, 2011, to June 28, 2012, and the program's news anchor from March 1997 until becoming co-anchor. She was also the anchor of Dateline NBC from 2005 to 2011.On January 13, 2015, it was announced that Curry would be leaving NBC News after nearly 25 years. In January 2015, Curry founded her own multi-platform media startup. She continues to conduct major news interviews on network television, most recently securing an exclusive interview with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif about the Iran nuclear talks.

Type: news presenter,television presenter,journalistNationality: United States of America

Ann Demeulemeester

Ann Demeulemeester (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌɑn dəˈmøːləˌmeːstər]; born 1959, Kortrijk, Belgium) is a fashion designer whose eponymous label Ann Demeulemeester is mainly showcased at the annual Paris Fashion Week. She is one of the Antwerp Six in the fashion industry.

Type: costume designer,fashion designerNationality: Belgium

Ann Dowd

Ann Dowd (born January 30, 1956) is an American actress. She has played supporting roles in several films, including Green Card (1990), Lorenzo's Oil (1992), Philadelphia (1993), Garden State (2004), The Manchurian Candidate (2004), Marley & Me (2008), Side Effects (2013), St. Vincent (2014), Captain Fantastic (2016), and Hereditary (2018). Dowd appeared as Sandra in the thriller film Compliance (2012), for which she received the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Type: actor,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Ann Druyan

Ann Druyan is an American author and producer specializing in productions about cosmology and popular science. She made substantial contributions to the PBS documentary series Cosmos and was the wife of late scientist and educator Carl Sagan.

Type: WriterNationality: American

Ann Eliza Bleecker

Ann Eliza Bleecker was an American poet and correspondent. Following a New York upbringing, Bleecker married John James Bleecker, a New Rochelle lawyer, in 1769. He encouraged her writings, and helped her publish a periodical containing her works.

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Ann Faraday

Ann Faraday is a British-born psychologist, who conducted an experimental study of dreams for her PhD thesis at University College, London. After several years in experimental dream research, she then trained in hypnotherapy, Freudian and Jungian analysis and Gestalt therapy. She was a pioneer of the Human Potential Movement and the Association for Humanistic Psychology in Great Britain.

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Ann Hood

Ann Hood (born 1956) is an American novelist and short story writer; she has also written nonfiction. The author of fourteen novels, three memoirs, a short story collection, a ten book series for middle readers and one young adult novel. Her essays and short stories have appeared in many journals, magazines, and anthologies, including The Paris Review, Ploughshares,, and Tin House. Hood is a regular contributor to The New York Times' Op-Ed page, Home Economics column. Her most recent work is "The Book That Matters Most" published with W.W. Norton and Company in early 2016.

Type: writer,novelist,essayistNationality: United States of America

Ann Jillian

Ann Jillian (born January 29, 1950) is an American actress whose career began as a child actress in the 1960s. She is possibly best known for her role as the vampy Cassie Cranston on the 1980s sitcom It's a Living.

Type: stage actor,voice actor,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Ann Kirkpatrick

Ann Leila Kirkpatrick (born March 24, 1950) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district. She previously represented Arizona's 1st congressional district from 2009 to 2011 and again from 2013 to 2017. A Democrat, she is also a former member of the Arizona House of Representatives.

Type: lawyer,politicianNationality: United States of America

Ann Landers

Ann Landers was a pen name created by Chicago Sun-Times advice columnist Ruth Crowley in 1943 and taken over by Eppie Lederer in 1955. For 56 years, the Ask Ann Landers syndicated advice column was a regular feature in many newspapers across North America. Due to this popularity, 'Ann Landers', though fictional, became something of a national institution and cultural icon.

Type: JournalistNationality: American

Ann Leckie

Ann Leckie (born 1966) is an American author and editor of science fiction and fantasy. Her 2013 debut novel Ancillary Justice won the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Novel as well as the Nebula Award, the Arthur C. Clarke Award, and the BSFA Award. The sequels Ancillary Sword and Ancillary Mercy each won the Locus Award and were nominated for the Nebula Award.

Type: writer,author,novelist,science fiction writerNationality: United States of America

Ann Lee

Mother Ann Lee was the leader of the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, or Shakers.

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Ann Macbeth

Ann Macbeth, born in Halliwell, Bolton, Lancashire, England, was an embroideress and author, a part of the Glasgow Movement and an associate of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Type: AuthorNationality: English

Ann Marie Buerkle

Ann Marie Buerkle is the U.S. Representative for New York's 25th congressional district, elected in 2010 in an upset of incumbent Dan Maffei. She is a member of the Republican Party.

Type: Politician, nurse, attorney, homemakerNationality: American

Ann Maxwell

Ann Maxwell (born April 5, 1944 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin), also known as A.E. Maxwell and Elizabeth Lowell, is an American writer. She has individually, and with co-author and husband Evan, written more than 50 novels and one non-fiction book. Her novels range from science fiction to historical fiction, and from romance to mystery to suspense.

Type: writer,novelist,science fiction writerNationality: United States of America

Ann McLane Kuster

Ann L. "Annie" McLane Kuster (born September 5, 1956) is an American politician, author, and attorney who has been the U.S. Representative for New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district, elected in 2012. A lobbyist and non-profit consultant from Hopkinton, New Hampshire, Kuster is a Democrat.

Type: lawyer,politician,author,lobbyist,consultantNationality: United States of America

Ann Miller

Johnnie Lucille Collier, better known as Ann Miller was an American dancer, singer and actress. She is remembered for her work in Hollywood musical films of the 1940s and '50s.

Type: DancerNationality: American

Ann Nocenti

Ann "Annie" Nocenti (; born January 17, 1957) is an American journalist, writer, teacher, editor, and filmmaker. She is best known for her work in comic books. As an editor for Marvel Comics, she edited New Mutants and The Uncanny X-Men. With artist collaborators, she created such Marvel characters as Typhoid Mary, Blackheart, Longshot, Mojo, and Spiral.

Type: screenwriter,writer,teacher,journalist,film director,comics writerNationality: United States of America

Ann Oakley

Ann Oakley is a distinguished British sociologist, feminist, and writer. She is Professor and Founder-Director of the Social Science Research Unit at the Institute of Education, University of London and in 2005 partially retired from full-time academic work to concentrate on her writing and especially new novels.

Type: SociologistNationality: British