Anne Donovan is a Scottish author from Glasgow best known for her novel Buddha Da (Canongate, 2003). Her short story collection Hieroglyphics and Other Stories was published in 2001. This is currently one of the prose set texts for Scottish Literature in Scottish schools. A second novel, Being Emily, followed in 2008. Her most recent novel Gone Are The Leaves (Canongate, 2014), was short-listed for the 2014 Saltire Scottish Literary Book of the Year Award.