Anne McCarthy Strauss
Writer, Editor, Photographer, Author
Anne McCarthy Strauss has been writing since she penciled The Princeton Street News, a weekly report on the lives of her Long Island, New York, neighbors, at age ten. Today, she is a versatile novelist, writer, interviewer and researcher who focuses on shelter, alternative healthcare and women’s fiction.
After majoring in Journalism at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Anne pursued a career in corporate public relations and freelance writing. She is the author of A Medical Affair (Booktrope 2013) and The Passion Thief (Booktrope 2014).
Anne has written for both consumer and trade magazines including Old House Journal, Waterfront Home & Design, Design Trade Magazine, Design New England, Design Industry News, Distinction, Log Home Design Ideas and Florida Design Review. She has been a regular contributor to Martha’s Vineyard Magazine and Vineyard Style.
Anne is the author of two books in the women’s fiction genre. Her first novel, A Medical Affair, was published by Booktrope Publishing in 2013. It rose to the top of Amazon’s charts, and received 188 reader reviews on the site—quite a feat for an unknown first-time author.
The book was followed by The Passion Thief, published by Booktrope in 2014. The Passion Thief also rocked Amazon’s charts, and received 127 reader reviews.