Deborah-Anne Tunney

At night and while working full time, Deborah-Anne Tunney attended Carleton University and the University of Ottawa, earning degrees in English Literature and Language. She also studied at the Humber School for Writers where she was awarded a letter of distinction and was chosen by them to receive the centennial scholarship for most promising writer from the Heliconian Club. Her prose and poetry have appeared in Canadian, American and U.K. journals, notably the Missouri Review, Narrative, Grain, Fiddlehead, among others. A story originally published in Narrative was translated into Arabic. Her poetry has also appeared in Canadian and American anthologies. In 2014 her book of linked short stories, The View from the Lane, was published by Great Plains Publications. The winner of the 2018 Diana Brebner award for poetry, she resides in Ottawa with her husband and three cats.