Isobel Warren

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Isobel Warren is a Canadian author and journalist. Her journalism background is in newspapers and magazines, radio and television. She was founder of Hands Magazine, at that time Canada's only national craft publication,[1] and served as its editor throughout the 1980s. Assignments have included: Editor, CARP News; Producer, The Senior Report (TVO); Producer, On Top of the World (national TV series.) She writes regularly for a variety of publications in Canada and the U.S., including the Toronto Star, Good Times, Forever Young and TravelScoop, and has appeared in the Medical Post, National Post, Globe and Mail, Halifax Herald, The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio), the Cloverdale Reporter and the Rotarian, as well as in-flights, Atmosphere and Airborn.

She was co-founder of the Travel Media Association of Canada. She is the author of On the go at 50 Plus, a handbook for mature travellers published in 1995, and co-author (with her husband, Milan Chvostek) of Florida, Eh? A Canadian Guide to the Sunshine State. She writes a monthly travel column and many articles for the magazine Good Times, a Canadian 50-plus magazine.

She attended Ryerson Polytechnic Institute and the University of Montréal.

She is married to Canadian television producer Milan Chvostek, and is the mother of computer systems analyst Paul Chvostek and singer-songwriter Annabelle Chvostek.


  1. ^ Clark, Victor (23 July 1983). "Magazine lots of Glory, little money". Ottawa Citizen. p. 68. Retrieved 23 October 2010. 

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