2016 - 2017 Visiting Writer
Ann Hite is a wife, mom, grandmother, and book junkie. At age 51, she became a published novelist. Her debut novel, Ghost on Black Mountain, published by Gallery Books (a Simon and Schuster imprint), won her the Georgia Author of The Year prize and was a Townsend Prize Finalist in 2012. Her second novel, The Storycatcher, was published by Gallery in 2013. Her latest novel, Where the Souls Go, published by Mercer University Press, was a finalist in the IndieFab Book Awards in 2015. Her novel Sleeping Above Chaos is forthcoming from Mercer University Press in September 2016. Anne’s four novels and novella are all set in Black Mountain, North Carolina. Being a city girl most of her life, she now writes each day in her home office that looks out on a decent clutter of trees.