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Andrea Warner

Short bio: Andrea Warner is a writer, critic, broadcaster, and podcaster focusing on music, arts, pop culture, and feminism. She’s the author of the forthcoming book, Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography (Sept. 25, 2018, Greystone) as well as the acclaimed 2015 book, We Oughta Know: How Four Women Ruled the '90s and Changed Canadian Music (Eternal Cavalier Press). Andrea is an associate producer at CBC Music and co-hosts the weekly podcast, Pop This!. Pop culture, art, and feminism make her happy. @_AndreaWarner

 
 

Andrea Warner

Long bio: Andrea Warner was born and raised in Vancouver, B.C., where she spent childhood Sundays in her father’s secondhand shop and weeknights penning soapy teen novels by the light of streetlamps when she should have been sleeping.

Today, she is a writer, critic, broadcaster, and podcaster focusing on music, arts, pop culture, and feminism. She’s the author of the forthcoming book, Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography (Sept. 25, 2018, Greystone) as well as the acclaimed 2015 book, We Oughta Know: How Four Women Ruled the '90s and Changed Canadian Music (Eternal Cavalier Press). Andrea is an associate producer at CBC Music and co-hosts the weekly podcast, Pop This!.

Andrea is an associate producer at CBC Music and co-hosts the weekly pop culture podcast, Pop This!. Her radio work includes a weekly music column on CBC's Radio One's On the Coast and she's also part of CBC Radio's Day 6 music panel. She serves on the jury for the Polaris Music Prize and freelances as a theatre critic for the Georgia Straight. Her writing has appeared in Pitchfork, Bitch, Exclaim!, the Literary Review of Canada, and the Globe and Mail among others.

Some of her previous work lives include three years as the horoscopes columnist for Soap Opera Weekly, a year doing quality control for chat lines, teaching journalism and writing to youth who were victims and/or perpetrators of violence, call centre management, and a year as the music editor of an alternative weekly. Pop culture, art, and feminism make her happy. @_AndreaWarner