Raye Anderson: Sing a Song of Summer

July 3, 2024
Raye Anderson: Sing a Song of Summer

Raye Anderson is a Scots Canadian who taught Drama and ran Theatre and Community arts programs for many years, notably at Prairie Theatre Exchange in Winnipeg, in Ottawa and Calgary.

Raye has been a resident of the Interlake since 2007 and presently lives in Gimli. Her first crime fiction novel, And We Shall Have Snow, was published by Signature Editions in 2020. It was a finalist for Best First Novel for the Crime Writers of Canada, Awards of Excellence and was also shortlisted in the Original Softcover Fiction category of the WILLA Literary Awards.

The second book in the series, which features Sergeant Roxanne Calloway of the RCMP, occurs mostly in Winnipeg, in a fictional theatre company. Titled And Then Is Heard No More, it was published in 2021, and was the Winnipeg Free Press/McNally Robinson Book Club pick for July/August of 2022.

Raye returned to the Interlake as the setting for her third and fourth books, Down Came The Rain and Sing a Song of Summer

She is currently working on a new crime novel, set in the Scottish Hebbrides, which is scheduled for release in the fall of 2024.

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