Anne Brooksbank

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Anne Brooksbank
Born Melbourne
Spouse(s) Bob Ellis
Children Jack Ellis

Anne Mary Brooksbank (born 1943) is an Australian writer.

She was born in Melbourne and studied English literature and history at Melbourne University and painting at the National Gallery School before becoming a professional writer. She was written a number of novels as well as script for film and TV.[1]

She was married to Bob Ellis, with whom she occasionally collaborated.


  • Mad Dog Morgan (1976)[2]
  • Archer (1985)[3]
  • On Loan (1990)
  • All My Love (1991)
  • Marriage Acts (2000)
  • Mother's Day (2005)
  • Sir Katherine
  • Big Thursday
  • Father's Day

Select film and TV credits[edit]


  1. ^ "Anne Brooksbank". AustLit.  (subscription required)
  2. ^ Ellis, Bob; Brooksbank, Anne, 1943- (1976), Mad dog Morgan, Corgi Books 
  3. ^ Brooksbank, Anne (1985), Archer, Bay Books, ISBN 978-0-85835-824-9 
  4. ^ "Literary lovers: Henry Lawson and Mary Gilmore". Radio National: Books and Arts. ABC. 17 July 2015. 

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