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First Name Edythe
Last Name Anstey Hanen
Member Since September 27, 2010
Email moonrider@shaw.ca
Country Canada
Branch Affiliation BC
Facebook Edythe Hanen
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.
Contests See above
Genres Biography & Memoir, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Travel
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