Anne R. Keene
Anne is drawn toward history that defines peoples’ truths. She began her career as a writer after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a journalism degree, working in radio news/television documentary research and production, and serving as a press secretary and speechwriter in both Congress and a presidential administration.
The Cloudbuster Nine was a finalist for the 2018 CASEY Award for "Best Baseball Book of the Year." She has spoken at the National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum in Cooperstown, major-league ballparks, museums, libraries, SABR and Naval Academy chapters nationwide.
Anne's work has appeared in the New York Times, the Dallas Morning News, the Raleigh News & Observer and a host of national sports publications. She is currently interviewing the last surviving MLB players who served in WWII and serves on the board of the Texas Library and Archives Foundation. Anne swims for Longhorn Aquatics Masters at the University of Texas and is passionate about supporting fitness for veterans, children and 50-something athletes.