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Linda Hansen

Linda Hansen-853Linda Hansen is an author, performer and storyteller. Her childhood was spent in rural Tauranga  but she has lived and worked  as a writer and tertiary teacher of writing in Wellington for most of her life. She has a Masters in Communication from VUW. In addition to her published books, Linda has had a number of articles and short stories published in Historicool children's magazine, and in Global Focus Aotearoa.  When not writing, she spends her time as a travellng storyteller, sharing  tales and talking about the original hero of her 2014 book, Archie Baxter, WW1 conscientious objector and father of James K. Baxter.

Selected bibliography:
  • An Unexpected Hero (CreateBooks Publishing, 2014)                             
  • Food Legends of the World: Traditional Tales.  Illustrated by Bodhi Vincent (The Dancing Lion Press, 2010)
Awards
The Jack Lasenby Award 2012 Senior Winner
 
Other Resources
Linda's website

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