STEPHEN LEACOCK MEMORIAL MEDAL FOR HUMOUR ANNOUNCED

Jun 05, 2020

By Christine Ross

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Heidi Jacobs is this year’s winner of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour.

The University of Windsor librarian received the $15,000 honour for her book that follows an aspiring novelist who experiences unromantic travails as a shoe seller at the West Edmonton Mall.

Its called Molly of the Mall; Literary Lass and Purveyor of Fine Footwear. 

The runners-up are Amy Spurway for her novel “Crow,” and Drew Hayden Taylor for his play “Cottagers and Indians.”  They will each receive $3,000.

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