Anna has an MA in Writing for Young People from Bath Spa University and worked as a bookseller for Topping and Company Booksellers.
She was nominated for the Lancelot Andrewes Poetry Award by Carol Ann Duffy. In 2016, she was one of fifteen leading U.K. poets commissioned by Bristol Festival of Ideas.
Anna is a filmmaker (writer/director). Her latest environmental-action short film, ‘Never Land’ won ‘Best Narrative’ in the shorts category at the 2018 Women in Film and Television International film festival. It stars Keeley Hawes, Marcus Brigstocke and John Nettles. https://vimeo.com/167421361
Anna was featured by This is Womb – an online series about strong females. http://www.thisiswomb.com/anna-hoghton
Her debut novel is about an orphan with powers in eighteenth century Venice who discovers an entire magical world hidden beneath the glittering surface of the floating city.