andrea bennett's writing has been published by the Atlantic, the Globe and Mailthe WalrusMaisonneuve, HazlittViceGeistReader's Digest 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. 

andrea is the Editor-in-Chief of Maisonneuve, a researcher for Reader's Digest, a columnist at This magazine and the designer for PRISM. In the past, she's spent time on the mastheads of Adbusters, This, PRISM, Geist and CWILA. Originally from Hamilton, she's currently living in Montreal. 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.