Heidi L. M. Jacobs has gained the 2020 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour for her novel Molly of the Mall: Literary Lass and Purveyor of High-quality Footwear.

The award, value $fifteen,000, is awarded to the best e book of humour each individual yr.

Jacobs is at present the English and historical past librarian at the College of Windsor. Molly of the Mall is her initial e book.

The novel tells the story of Molly MacGregor, an aspiring novelist residing in Edmonton, who spends much of her time writing university expression papers as a substitute of novels and sells

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Stephen Leacock Associates has cancelled this year’s Stephen Leacock Memorial Award for Humour gala dinner.

The Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, which is worthy of $fifteen,000, is awarded to the very best reserve of humour each individual year.

The medal is usually presented at the gala dinner held in Orillia, Ont., the first 7 days of June. Its cancellation is in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

With 84 guides up for thing to consider, the ten longlisted guides and a few finalists will be discovered on April 19, 2020 and Could one, 2020, respectively.

The winner will be

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