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|Last Name||Anstey Hanen|
|Member Since||September 27, 2010|
|Bio||Edythe Anstey Hanen (Edye) is a writer living on Bowen Island, British Columbia. She studied novel writing at the University of British Columbia and was a writer and editor of the Bowen Island Undercurrent community newspaper for 17 years.|
|Publications||She has published articles, short stories and poetry in literary magazines as well as in the Globe & Mail, the National Post and the Hamilton Bay Observer. For the past four years she has been a regular contributor to MexConnect, an online travel magazine and has had prize-winning stories published in several magazines and four anthologies. Her first novel Nine Birds Singing will be published February 2018.|
|Other Memberships||She is a member of the Canadian Authors Association, the Federation of B.C. Writers and The Royal City Literary Arts Society.|
|Awards||Federation of BC Writers: The Heart Box; first prize, 2010 Canadian Authors Association: The Escape; second prize, 2012; CBC Canada Writes: The Crystal Set; finalist, 2012; North Shore Writers: The White Madonna; Honourable Mention, 2013 Writers’ Union of Canada: shortlisted; 2013 Federation of BC Writers: Yes; Best Fiction, 2013 Open Heart 8: Ontario Poetry Society: Honourable Mention, 2014 Federation of BC Writers: The Season of Grace; first prize, 2014 Canadian Authors Association: Lonesome; first prize, 2015. Her short story When We Last Met will be published in Room magazine December 2017.|
|Genres||Biography & Memoir, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Travel|