Bellehumeur-Allatt, Tanya

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Tanya Bellehumeur-Allatt is the author of the critically acclaimed Peacekeeper’s Daughter: A Middle East Memoir (Thistledown, 2021), which was a finalist for the Quebec Writer’s Federation Mavis Gallant Award for Nonfiction. Her debut poetry collection Chaos Theories of Goodness was released with Shoreline Press in June 2022. Tanya’s fiction, essays and poems have been published in numerous literary journals and anthologies, including Best Canadian Essays 2019 and 2015. She was the runner-up for The New Quarterly’s 2020 Edna Staebler Personal Essay Competition as well as Prairie Fire’s 2022 McNally Robinson Bookseller’s Creative Nonfiction Contest. Tanya holds an MA from McGill University and an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC.

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