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Andrea Hoff

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Andrea/ Andy Hoff (she/her) is an interdisciplinary media artist and writer. She is also a Ph.D. Candidate in Language & Literacy Education at the University of British Columbia where she co-creates comics about the future with young people as a way to access agency in the Climate Crisis. Her comics and nonfiction writing have appeared in Broken Pencil, The Tyee, Room Magazine, and Display Canadian Design as well as in exhibitions in Canada, Australia, Germany, and Iceland. Her films and animations have been screened at the Berlinale Talent Campus, FIFA World Cup. Winnipeg Short Film Festival, NYU Film Festival, Quickdraw Animation, and the international collaboration One Day on Earth. She is currently working on a graphic novel exploring the intersections of neurodiversity and motherhood and collaborating with filmmaker Sebnem Ozpeta on an interactive media project centred on radical ocean ecologies and cold-water swimming. You can find more of her work at https://www.andreahoff.com/

City:
Vancouver
Province:
BC
Genre:
comics, nonfction, speculative fiction, graphic memoir
I write professionally in the following language(s):
English
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

Are you available for public presentations and/or workshops:
Yes
Presentation Length:
20 minutes - 1 hour
Genre:
Speculative comics; Graphic memoir; Visual writing
Grades:
School-aged children, youth, and adults
Audience Size:
5-500
Are you available for school visits?:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Union’s Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools program:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Northern Ontario WITS program:
Yes

Equity Initiative

As part of the Union’s Equity Implementation Plan, we are committed to increasing awareness of authors who are Black, Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQI2S, or living with a disability. This author identifies as:

  • LGBTQI2S
  • Living with a disability