Anne Manne

Anne Manne


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Anne Manne is a Melbourne-based writer and has been a regular columnist for The Australian and The Age newspapers. More recently her essays on contemporary culture such as child abuse, pornography, gendercide and disability have all appeared in The Monthly magazine.

Her book, Motherhood: How should we care for our children, was a finalist in the Walkley Award for Best Non-Fiction Book of 2006, and her essay Ebony: The Girl in the Room, was included in The Best Australian Essays: A Ten-Year Collection.

Anne has also written a Quarterly Essay, titled Love and Money: the family and the free market, and a memoir, So This Is Life: Scenes from a Country Childhood. Her most recent book, The Life of I: The New Culture of Narcissism was published in 2014.