In addition to her present role, Maxine Hancock is an author, speaker, and broadcaster. Her many books and articles have gained a wide audience and won awards from the Canada Council, the Canadian Church Press, and the Evangelical Press Association (US). Some of her earlier publications combine life experience and theological reflection, and include Living on Less and Liking It More; Re-evaluating Your Commitments; and Love Knows No Difference: Learning to Give and Receive. Maxine Hancock’s publications also include academic work on seventeenth-century narrative prose, as well as a collection of short essays, Gold from the Fire: Postcards from a Prairie Pilgrimage.
She has been honoured with the Word Guild’s Leslie K. Tarr Award (1990) for her contribution to Christian writing in Canada, and the Leading Women’s Award in Communications and Media (2004) for her leadership in communicating the Christian faith in Canada.
Maxine Hancock and her husband now live in Nova Scotia. They have four adult children.
Areas of expertiseLate Renaissance Non-Dramatic Literature
Seventeenth-Century Devotional Poetry
Media & Publications
- Living on Less and Liking it More – Book Publication
- Re-evaluating Your Commitments – Book Publication
- Love Knows No Difference: Learning to Give and Receive – Book Publication
- Gold from the Fire: Postcards from a Prairie Pilgrimage – Book Publication
- Maxine Hancock on the Word Guild Awards – Blog
- Landscape and Community – Article