On the 4th
October 1941 Mercy Hospital in New Orleans
Howard Allen O'Brien (Anne Rice) is born. Parents Howard and
Katherine O'Brien. She has 3 sisters. Anne's mum died when she
was 14, she had been an heavy drinker.Anne's father remarries
2 years later and the family move to Texans where Anne mets
Stan Rice. They get married on 14th October 1961 and move to
San Francisco to go to University. Anne gots an BA in Creative
Writing and Stan an BA in Political Science. Anne wrote an short story
in 1965 called October 4th 1948 which is publised in Transfer.
Anne gives birth to an girl on September 21st 1966 called Michele.
Anne is published in Transfer again and attends gradute school.
In 1969 the family move to Berkeley. This is where she writes
an short story that will change her life Interview with an Vampire.
She then writes an novel called Katherine and Jean.
Anne does her Masters in Creative writing.
Anne's daughter Michele dies of Leukemia in 1972 she is 6.
The Rice's moved but in 1973 things turn round for them, when
Anne turns Interview With An Vampire into an Novel in just 5 weeks.
After it is refused from serveral publishes it is finally published
in 1976 by Knopf.
The Rice's travel for an while then Anne gives birth to Christopher
on 11th March 1978.
Anne contuines to write books which are very popular.
In 1988 the Rices move to New Orleans where they buy the now
famous First St House.
This house she uses for her Mayfair Witches books. She lives there
very happily till her Stan dies on 9th December 2003 after his
death she moves away from New Orleans she has now completed
her Vampire books and will release her new book Christ the Lord in
Anne sold her New Orleans house in December 2004 at the time
she was already living in Florida.
about Anne Rice can be found on my Anne Rice site