Author/Editor: Anne Ch. Ostby

Biography
Anne Ch. Ostby
Anne Christine Ostby received her BA from the University of Trondheim, Norway, in 1982 and was a journalist for various newspapers and magazines. She has been involved in women's projects and initiatives all over the globe. World-renowned anti-trafficking activist Ruchira Gupta, invited Anne to India to visit one of the village projects run by Ruchira's NGO Apne Aap ("self-help"). This is how Anne came into contact with the Nat women in Bihar. Immediately gripped by their stories, she realised she was unable to turn her back on these women, and knew she wanted to write about them.

Anne Ch. Ostby lives in Fiji and Norway and is the author of seven other titles for children and young adults. This is her second adult novel.

Events
06 Sep 2013 Town of Love: Anne Ostby and Kaaron Warren in Conversation about women, confinem at 34 Franklin St, Manuka ACT 2603
 

                            

 

In her new book Town of Love, Anne Ostby paints a vivid picture of some of the world’s most vulnerable women and children -... more

04 Sep 2013 Contagious Justice at 210 Lonsdale St, Melbourne CBD


In her new book Town of Love, Anne Ostby paints a vivid picture of some of the world’s most vulnerable women and children - the Indian women of the Nat cas... more

07 Aug 2013 Spinifex authors at Melbourne Writers Festival! at Federation Square
 

It's every book-lovers favourite time of year in Melbourne, and Festival fever has well and truly hit! Check out the Spinifex authors attending Melbourne Wr... more


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