Jun 05, 2020
By Christine Ross
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.