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Elizabeth Hay

Elizabeth Hay


Elizabeth Hay was born in Owen Sound, Ontario in 1951. She attended Victoria College, University of Toronto. She worked for CBC radio in Yellowknife, Winnipeg and Toronto, as a host, interviewer, and documentary maker, especially for "Sunday Morning." She also taught creative writing at New York University and the University of Ottawa. She travelled extensively and lived outside the country for eight years, before returning in 1992


Small Change. Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill, 1997.
Captivity Tales: Canadians in New York. Vancouver: New Star Books, 1993.
The Only Snow in Havana. Dunvegan, ON: Cormorant Books, 1992.
Crossing the Snow Line. Windsor, ON: Black Moss Press, 1989.


Fiction Gold, National Magazine Awards, 1995.
Co-winner, Western Magazine Award, for fiction, 1995.
2nd prize, Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction for The Only Snow in Havana, 1993.
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