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Anne M Harris

Location: France


Anne was born in Dublin in 1950, where she attended Holy Faith, Killester, and Manor House School, Raheny. After graduating from from UCD with a B. Comm. in 1972, she worked for twenty-four years for the European Parliament in Luxembourg, mainly on policy-making in the areas of the environment, public health, gender issues and child protection. She was also an adviser to the President, Madame Simone Veil.
In 1995, she found her son who had been adopted in 1971 and had a successful reunion. This motivated her to return to Ireland in 1998 where she co-founded and ran an NGO on parental child abduction. In 2001 she won a Fulbright scholarship to study at the Harvard Kennedy School and graduated with a Master of Public Administration (MPA) in 2002
She moved to France in 2003 and has lived there since with her husband, Neil, working mainly in a voluntary capacity with various associations. In 2020 she was elected a municipal councillor and published her debut novel, Unspoken, based on the story of her search for her son.
Anne has four sons and four granddaughters who live in Ireland, Luxembourg, Argentina and the USA,



A novel, tracing the story of a young woman who falls pregnant in Ireland in 1970, her futile attempt to beat the system and her search many years later for her adopted son.
A story of love, loss and redemption, based on the author’s own experience.

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