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Ann Hite

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Ann Hite is an award-winning Southern writer and admits to being a storyteller from birth. The author of the award-winning Black Mountain series, Ghost on Black Mountain, her debut novel, was one of ten finalists for The Townsend Prize in 2012 and won Georgia Author of the Year in 2012. The Storycatcher is the second novel in the Black Mountain books. Where the Souls Go, the third book in the series, was a finalist for IndieFab in the Historical Fiction category 2016, and Sleeping Above Chaos, the fourth book in the series, was a finalist for Georgia Author of the Year 2017 and also was a finalist in IndieFab in the Historical Fiction category.

Her latest book, Haints on Black Mountain, a Haunted Short Story Collection, takes readers back to Black Mountain with an array of new characters.

She has also stepped way out of her box and writing a nonfiction narrative about Lucille Selig Frank, Leo Frank's wife. Frank is known for his conviction in one of Atlanta's famous murder trials and his lynching after the governor, who believed in Frank's innocence, commuted his death sentence to life.


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Haints on Black Mountain

Haints on Black Mountain was named one of the top ten news books "you can't miss this fall" (released September of 2022) by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, saying Hite delivered, "a moody, evocative collection of eerie ghosts stories." The collection spans more than 150 years,  and the sixteen stories were inspired by  writing prompts  from her beloved readers.  This,Hite's eighth book, has been nominated for a Townsend, a Pushcart and a Weatherford prize.

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