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Andrea Curtis is an award-winning writer. Her book, The Stop: How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement, co-written with Nick Saul, is an international bestseller. Her first book, Into the Blue: Family Secrets and the Search for a Great Lakes Shipwreck won the Edna Staebler Creative Nonfiction Award. Andrea also  teaches creative writing to young people and writes books for kids, including a young adult novel called Big Water and several books of nonfiction, including the critically acclaimed Eat this! She lives in Toronto with her family.
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A Forest in the City, Andrea’s new book for young readers about the importance of urban trees, is published by Groundwood Books. A former treeplanter, Andrea has been thinking and writing about trees for a long time. Check out her first ever magazine feature on treeplanting here!

Watch Andrea’s The Stop coauthor Nick Saul at The Walrus Talks arguing powerfully that we live better when everyone lives better.
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