Allen Anderson – A Dog named Leaf (December 26, 2013)
Allen and his wife Linda Anderson are Pet-experts, keynote speakers and authors of a series of books about the spiritual relationships between people and animals. In 1996, they co-founded the Angel Animals Network, dedicated to increasing love and respect for all life through the power of story.
In 2004, Allen and Linda Anderson were recipients of a Certificate of Commendation from Governor Tim Pawlenty in recognition of their contributions as authors enhancing the economy and welfare of the state of Minnesota. In 2007, they were awarded the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) Outstanding Book Award for Rescued: Saving Animals from Disaster.
Allen Anderson is a writer and photographer. He was profiled in Jackie Waldman’s book, The Courage to Give. Linda Anderson is an award-winning playwright as well as a screenwriter and fiction writer. She is the author of 35 Golden Keys to Who You Are & Why You’re Here.
Allen and Linda teach writing at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, where Linda was awarded the Anderson Residency for Outstanding Loft Teachers.
The Andersons share their home with a dog, two cats, and a cockatiel. They donate a portion of revenue from their projects to animal shelters and animal-welfare organizations.
At the Andersons’ websites visitors can enter current true story contests, send stories and letters about their experiences with animals, or offer tips for busy people who want to write. At the websites or by e-mail, people may also request a subscription to the free online publication Angel Animals Story of the Week.
Contact Allen and Linda Anderson at:
Angel Animals Network
P.O. Box 26354
Minneapolis, MN 55426