Ann is the author of the books behind ITV s VERA, now in it s third series, and the BBC s SHETLAND, which will be aired in December 2012 Ann s DI Vera Stanhope series of books is set in Northumberland and features the well loved detective along with her partner Joe Ashworth Ann s Shetland series bring us DI Jimmy Perez, investigating in the mysterious, dark, and beautiful Shetland IslandsAnn grew up in the country, first in Herefordshire, then in North Devon Her father was a village school teacher After dropping out of university she took a number of temporary jobs child care officer, women s refuge leader, bird observatory cook, auxiliary coastguard before going back to college and training to be a probation officer.While she was cooking in the Bird Observatory on Fair Isle, she met her husband Tim, a visiting ornithologist She was attracted less by the ornithology than the bottle of malt whisky she saw in his rucksack when she showed him his room Soon after they married, Tim was appointed as warden of Hilbre, a tiny tidal island nature reserve in the Dee Estuary They were the only residents, there was no mains electricity or water and access to the mainland was at low tide across the shore If a person s not heavily into birds and Ann isn t there s not much to do on Hilbre and that was when she started writing Her first series of crime novels features the elderly naturalist, George Palmer Jones A couple of these books are seriously dreadful.In 1987 Tim, Ann and their two daughters moved to Northumberland and the north east provides the inspiration for many of her subsequent titles The girls have both taken up with Geordie lads In the autumn of 2006, Ann and Tim finally achieved their ambition of moving back to the North East.For the National Year of Reading, Ann was made reader in residence for three library authorities It came as a revelation that it was possible to get paid for talking to readers about books She went on to set up reading groups in prisons as part of the Inside Books project, became Cheltenham Literature Festival s first reader in residence and still enjoys working with libraries.Ann Cleeves on stage at the Duncan Lawrie Dagger awards ceremonyAnn s short film for Border TV, Catching Birds, won a Royal Television Society Award She has twice been short listed for a CWA Dagger Award once for her short story The Plater, and the following year for the Dagger in the Library award.In 2006 Ann Cleeves was the first winner of the prestigious Duncan Lawrie Dagger Award of the Crime Writers Association for Raven Black, the first volume of her Shetland Quartet The Duncan Lawrie Dagger replaces the CWA s Gold Dagger award, and the winner receives 20,000, making it the world s largest award for crime fiction.Ann s success was announced at the 2006 Dagger Awards ceremony at the Waldorf Hilton, in London s Aldwych, on Thursday 29 June 2006 She said I have never won anything before in my life, so it was a complete shock but lovely of course The evening was relatively relaxing because I d lost my voice and knew that even if the unexpected happened there was physically no way I could utter a word So I wouldn t have to give a speech My editor was deputed to do it The judging panel consisted of Geoff Bradley non voting Chair , Lyn Brown MP a committee member on the London Libraries service , Frances Gray an academic who writes about and teaches courses on modern crime fiction , Heather O Donoghue academic, linguist, crime fiction reviewer for The Times Literary Supplement, and keen reader of all crime fiction and Barry Forshaw reviewer and editor of Crime Time magazine.Ann s books have been translated into sixteen languages She s a bestseller in Scandinavia and Germany Her novels sell widely and to critical acclaim in the United States Raven Black was shortlisted for the Martin Beck award for best translated crime novel in Sweden in 200
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