LEACOCK HUMOUR NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

May 03, 2021

By Christine Ross

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Nominees for this year’s Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour have been announced.

Guelph writer Thomas King made the cut for his anti-travelogue Indians on Vacation.

Toronto writer Joseph Kertes is vying for his second win with his dark comedy about a family mystery Last Impressions.

Rounding out the short list is Morgan Murray of Cape Breton with his book Dirty Birds, bout a Prairie boy who moves to Montreal in hopes of becoming the next Leonard Cohen.

The winner of the $15,000 humour writing prize will be announced June 4.

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