Anne Rivers Siddons

Anne Rivers Siddonsis an American novelist who writes stories set in the southern United States.

Born Sybil Anne Rivers (born January 9, 1936) in Atlanta, Georgia, she was raised in Fairburn, Georgia, and attended Auburn University, where she was a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority. While at Auburn she wrote a column for the student newspaper, The Auburn Plainsman, that favored integration. The university administration attempted to suppress the column, and ultimately fired her, and the column garnered national attention. She later became a senior editor for Atlanta magazine. At the age of thirty she married Heyward Siddons, who died April 8, 2014. In 1991, she received an honorary degree in Doctor of Letters from Oglethorpe University. She lives in Charleston, South Carolina, and spends summers in Maine.


The Girls of August (2014)

Burnt Mountain (7/2010)

Off Season (2008)

Sweetwater Creek (2005)

Islands (2004)

Nora, Nora (2000)

Low Country (1998)

Up Island (1997)

Fault Lines (1995)

Downtown (1994)

Hill Towns (1993)

Colony (1992)

Outer Banks (1991)

Kings Oak (1990)

Peachtree Road (1988)

Homeplace (1987)

Fox's Earth (1981)

The House Next Door (1978)

Heartbreak Hotel (1976)

John Chancellor Makes Me Cry (1975)

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