ANDERSON, Archie E.




Author Tags: Poetry

According to his promotions representative Miyuki Nakama, Archie E. Anderson was born in Prince Albert Saskatchewan in 1917. His family moved to Edmonton during his early childhood. He married in 1941 and his family moved to Victoria in 1956. He and his spouse of 72 years were both retired and living in Vancouver's Lower Mainland in 2014. He began writing in 1938. His earliest published work was an editorial entitled "Worthwhile Memorials" which appeared in a monthly publication called The News in Edmonton, Alberta (February, 1939).

Anderson served in the RCAF as an intelligence officer during World War II, in Canada and both the European and Asian theatres of war. He published in The Roundel while serving at RCAF Station Bella Bella, B.C. After the war, he wrote for CFRN Radio (then owned by Sunwapta Broadcasting) in Edmonton until the mid-1950s, where he was acquainted with George Ryga.

"Mythbreaker" began publishing editions of Anderson's writing in June of 2013. Archie E. Anderson also wrote an introductory item entitled "Why all the secrecy" for a book by D.M. Anderson entitled Terrian Journals' N.S.R.: Not Spying ...Really! Anderson, Donald Murray 2013. He also wrote "backwords" for a book by D.M. Anderson entitled TJ JNG: Terrian Journals' Jokes Nobody Gets Anderson, Donald Murray 2013.

BOOKS:

Archway: Lifetime Rhyme (Volume III) by Archie E. Anderson Anderson, Archie E. 2014.

Archway: Six Year Book of Dreams (Volume I) by Archie E. Anderson (edited captioned and introduction for the Terrian Journals Collection by Donald Murray Anderson) Anderson, Archie E. 2013.

Archway: Six Year Book of Dreams (Volume II) by Archie E. Anderson (edited and captioned for the Terrian Journals Collection by Donald Murray Anderson) Anderson, Archie E. 2013.

Archway: Lifetime Rhyme (Volume I) by Archie E. Anderson (introduction for the Terrian Journals Collection by Donald Murray Anderson) Anderson, Archie E. 2013.

Archway: Lifetime Rhyme (Volume II) by Archie E. Anderson Anderson, Archie E. 2013.

Archway's Christmas New Years Rhymes by Archie E. Anderson Anderson, Archie E. 2013.

Archway's Valentine Love by Archie E. Anderson Anderson, Archie E. 2014.

Archway's Garden Rhymes by Archie E. Anderson Anderson, Archie E. 2014.

[BCBW 2014]