andrea bennett’s writing has been published by the Atlantic, the Globe and Mail, the Walrus, Maisonneuve, Hazlitt, Vice, Geist, Reader’s Digest, Quill & Quire and others. Her essay “Water Upon the Earth” received gold in the essays category at the 2015 National Magazine Awards; in 2013, her piece “Unmasked: Searching for lessons in Toronto’s 2010 G20 debacle” received an NMA honourable mention in the politics and public interest category. andrea’s first book of poetry, Canoodlers, came out with Nightwood Editions in 2014. Her Moon Travel travel guide to Montréal is now available, as is her guide to Québec City. Her first book of essays, Like a Boy but Not a Boy, is forthcoming with Arsenal Pulp Press in Fall 2020.
andrea is an editor and designer at Talonbooks, the former Editor-in-Chief of Maisonneuve, and the designer for PRISM international. Originally from Hamilton, she is now back on the west coast after a stint in Montréal. She holds a BA in English and French from the University of Guelph, and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. She is represented by Stephanie Sinclair at Transatlantic.