Grant, Anne Underwood 1946-

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GRANT, Anne Underwood 1946-

PERSONAL: Born February 24, 1946, in Savannah, GA; daughter of William Emmett (in insurance business) and Ruth (Pollock) Underwood; married Maxwell Berry Grant, Jr.; children: Elizabeth Keats, Leighton Kyle. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill, A.B., 1970, graduate study, 1971; attended Warren Wilson College, 1994. Politics: "Unaffiliated." Religion: "Raised Episcopal." Hobbies and other interests: Gardening, reading, tennis.

ADDRESSES: Home—587 George Chastain Rd., Horse Shoe, NC 28742. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: North Carolina Arts Council, Raleigh, NC, community associate, c. early 1970s; Good Will Publishers, Gastonia, NC, communications director, c. early 1980s; Underwood Grant Advertising, Charlotte, NC, president, c. 1980s-middle 1990s. Tarradiddle Players, president, c. 1990s.

MEMBER: Mystery Writers of America (member of board of directors, 1977-99; president of Southeast chapter, 1997-99), Southern Mystery Gathering (chair, 1998).

WRITINGS:

MYSTERY NOVELS

Multiple Listing, Dell (New York, NY), 1998.

Smoke Screen, Dell (New York, NY), 1998.

Cuttings, Dell (New York, NY), 1999.

Voices in the Sand, Overmountain Press, 2000.

WORK IN PROGRESS: A garden book; a literary novel set in Chapel Hill, NC, in the 1920s; two fantasies.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

ONLINE

Anne Underwood Grant Home Page,http://www.underwoodgrant.com/ (May 7, 2003).