From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishProulx, E. AnnieE. Annie ProulxProulx, E. An‧nie /pruː, ˈæni/(1935–) a US writer whose first novel, Postcards, was published when she was 51 years old. Her books often deal with the things that tie families together, especially poor families living in a difficultenvironment. Her best-known novel, The Shipping News, won a Pulitzer Prize in 1994. Her shortstoryBrokeback Mountain was made into a very successfulfilm in 2005.