Ann is a native Oregonian. She received her BA in Theatre from Eastern Oregon University and her MFA in Playwriting from the University of Nevada/Las Vegas.
Ann's had plays performed as far as field as Iceland to Australia.
Her short play, Traces of Memory, has been adapted into many short films, most notably by Joseph Culp, under the name Traces and yet another version, directed by Jody Jaress, under Traces of Memory. Another short play, the Next Mrs. Jacob Andersen, also got the fancy film adaptation and a fancy Los Angeles premier, directed by Dennis LaValle.
Her full-length play, Beatrice and the Puppies, was produced at the Overtime Theatre in San Antonio, Texas, in September of 2014.
Another full-length, Lady Judas, was recently announced as a 2017 finalist in the New Light Theatre Project's New Light New Voices. She also just got a poem--On Leaving Maryland--included in an autumn showcase somewhere in the UK. She's also gotten her Mating Season of Flying Monkeys into the Schreiber Shorts 2015 Freedom Festival and her Bluegrass of God into Mind Your Head Theatre's SCRIBBLE: Welfare. City Works, in Miami, Florida, also liked her Mating Season of Flying Monkeys piece, where it received an award. Mating Season of Flying Monkeys also made it into the Santa Ana River Review's Winter edition, 2017.
Her novels Oregon Gothic and The House on Clark Boulevard have recently been published.