Anna Kavanaugh is an American author from the northwestern state of Oregon where she currently resides. Her work has foremost achieved recognition for its subtle proclivity in the challenging of contemporary dogma through intrepid storylines guaranteed to draw debate. Noted for her experimentally driven fiction, meticulous dedication to research, and the hybridization of genre, she is described as a bold force in provocative storytelling through innovative and magnetic prose. Fans have affectionately coined the phrase "The Kavanaugh Klinch" as a commonly understood terminology when discussing her novels.
She retired in 2008 to focus more on her personal life while pursuing other creative endeavors and areas of academic research after having authored six novels, namely, The Cord of Callows, (the original version pre-trilogy), The Bridemaker's Son, Beneath The Paper Truss, Absolution's Child, Dea'Jamerias, and Multnomah, Story of a Maiden. In addition to her own work as a novelist, she has been in demand as a ghostwriter for other established authors and autobiographers, this being work from which she personally derives much fulfillment. She resurfaced from retirement in 2011 when commissioned to pen the expanded trilogy series for The Cord of Callows, divided namely in volumes Provenance, CREED and Covenant.
Her work is now the subject of a documentary film entitled, "The Cord of Callows: Fact Behind the Fiction. Fear Behind the Fact," inspired by her original novel and expanded trilogy series, The Cord of Callows. The film weaves together the fictional elements of the story with contemporary facts involving genetic engineering, GMO, the biotech industry, human health and evolutionary process.
Anna served as a syndicated columnist for The Social Network Association prior to accepting a position in the same capacity with The Global Institute for Cyber Safety and Standards who currently publishes for syndication her weekly commentaries. She also hosts the weekly radio show, "Mad Science: The Genetic Crossroad." She is a speaker, human rights advocate, President of Living Eden Media, LLC, Editor-in-Chief of Living Eden Magazine, as well as the Founder and Director of The Anna Kavanaugh Charitable Foundation, an organization focused on relief for victims of cyber-abuse and suicide intervention services, GMO awareness and adoptee rights. She is recognized as a world anti-bullying expert and is featured as such in the ambitious Global Forums online platform for Friend Our World and Friendly Schools, a collaboration of Microsoft, Peace One Day and Skoolbo, and also by The Social Network Association.
Anna previously served on the Board of Advisors of The Social Network Association alongside Dr. Jane Karwoski, Jim Nico, Carol Todd, and other professionals, and she is featured in a series of broadcasts aired on The Social Network Station. She is now seated as a voting member on the Board of Advisors for The Global Institute for Cyber Safety and Standards (GICSS) and is a lead team member on their Coalition Committee. Additionally, Anna serves as a Senior Mentor and Co-Executive Director of Development in their education program.