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Nadine Sander-Green grew up in Kimberley, B.C. She has spent the past decade living and writing throughout British Columbia, Alberta, the Yukon and Ontario. She has worked as the editor for a small town newspaper, a legislative reporter, a circus coach, and a hiking guide for cruise ship passengers.


In 2015 Nadine won the PEN Canada New Voices Award for writers under 30. She completed her MFA from the University of Guelph and now lives in Calgary, Alberta. Her stories can be found in the Globe and MailGrain, Prairie Fire, carte blanche, Hazlitt and elsewhere.

Nadine's debut novel, Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit, is forthcoming from House of Anansi in 2024.


She is represented by Samantha Haywood at the Transatlantic Agency.


publications and honours


"Chronic Illness had me stuck in grief. My e-bike helped me find joy again" 

Outside (October 2021)

"Overlooked symptoms" The Globe and Mail (October 2020)


"Road Kill." Grain (January 2019)


The Wind River" Hazlitt (June 2016).

"Teeny" carte blanche (2015).

"Whitehorse to Kathmandu" Untethered 2015. Read an excerpt here.

"Counting Trout" Big Truths (2014). 


"Little Rabbit" Prairie Fire 35:2 (2014). Honourable Mention 2013 Non-fiction Contest. 


Confessions of Yukon Arm Wrestling Champion, Women's Division" The Hairpin (May 2013).


Webinar with Solve ME about storytelling and illness

Interview with Three Up and Coming Writers

PEN Canada Announces 2015 New Voices Award Nominee



Longlisted for 2018 Room Non-fiction contest


Winner: PEN Canada New Voices Award, nominated for PEN International 2015 New Voices Award

Shortlisted for Event 2015 Non-fiction contest

Honourable Mention Prairie Fire 2013 Non-fiction contest. 


MFA in Creative Writing, University of Guelph 2017

BA in Creative Writing, University of Victoria 2010



 Banff Centre Writing Studio 2018, Jenni House Artist Residency 2018 (Whitehorse, YT),  Banff Mountain and Wilderness Writing 2016, Sage Hill Writing Experience 2014 (Lumsden, SK), Banff Centre Wired Writing Studio 2013 



get in touch: nadinesandergreen [at] gmail [dot] com

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