In 2015, Anne Connor stayed at Varuna and worked on her first book Two Generations. Based on true events, the book explores the lived familial impact of secrets, suffering, forgiveness, hope and redemption. The writing shines a light on the north of Australia under attack during the Second World War. Anne's fiction and non-fiction have been published in newspapers, anthologies and magazines. She took out the 2015 Alan Marshall Short Story Award (Local) and has been highly commended in national short story competitions.