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andrea bennett
BIO
Biography

andrea bennett is a National Magazine Award-winning non-binary writer and editor whose work has been published across North America in outlets such as The Atlantic, The Walrus, and The Globe and Mail. andrea is a senior editor at TheTyee.ca. Their most recent book, Like a Boy but Not a Boy, an essay collection, was a CBC Books’ pick for the top Canadian non-fiction of the year and one of Autostraddle’s best queer books of 2020. They are also the author of the poetry book Canoodlers (Nightwood), and Moon travel guides to Montréal and Québec City. (they/them, mx.)

ADDRESS
City: Tiskwat (Powell River), Province/Territory: British Columbia
EMAIL
GENRE
Nonfiction, poetry
LANGUAGES
English
PUBLICATIONS
Publications
Title
Canoodlers
Publisher
Nightwood Editions
Year
2014
Title
Like a Boy but Not a Boy
Publisher
Arsenal Pulp Press
Year
2020
AWARDS
Awards
Name
National Magazine Award (Gold)
Publication
“Water Upon the Earth.” Maisonneuve. 54 (2014): 31-41.
Year
2015
Name
National Magazine Award honourable mention
Publication
“Unmasked: Searching for lessons in Toronto’s 2010 G20 debacle.” Maisonneuve. 46 (2012): 34-43.
Year
2013
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