Dede Crane

British Columbia


Dede Crane is a former professional ballet dancer and choreographer who began writing after moving to Vancouver Island 14 years ago. She has been a finalist for the CBC Literary Awards, the Victoria Butler Book Prize, the Canadian Library Association Award and the Bolen Book Prize. Crane reviews for the Globe and Mail, teaches in the writing department at the University of Victoria and is a founding member of the Ladies Fiction Club of Victoria. Every Happy Family is her fifth book of fiction.