2016 Shortlist

Terry Fallis for Poles Apart, published by McClelland and Stewart.

Susan Juby for Republic of Dirt, published by Harper Collins.

Sarah Mian for When The Saints, published by Harper Collins.

The winner of the 2016 Leacock Medal and the accompanying $15,000 prize will be announced June 11 at our gala dinner at Geneva Park Conference Centre, near Orillia, Ontario. Gala details to follow.

2016 long list

The top 10 books in contention for the 2016 Leacock Medal are listed alphabetically by author. The shortlist of three will be announced Friday, May 6. [Important dates]

 

Cox, J. David   OUR LIFE OFF THE GRID: OTG Publishing

Demers, Charles   THE HORRORS: AN A-Z OF FUNNY THOUGHTS ON AWFUL THINGS: Douglas & McIntyre

DeWitt, Patrick   UNDER MAJOR DOMO MINOR: Anansi Press

Drake, Aaron Cully   DO YOU THINK THIS IS STRANGE: Brindle & Glass

Fallis, Terry   POLES APART: McClelland and Stewart

Juby, Susan   THE REPUBLIC OF DIRT: Harper Collins

Kaladeen, Stephen MD   THE SECRET LIFE OF DOCTORS: CreateSpace Publishing

McLean, Stuart   VINYL CAFE TURNS THE PAGE: Penguin Random House

Mian, Sarah   WHEN THE SAINTS: Harper Collins

Naves, Elaine Kalman   THE BOOK OF FAITH: Linda Leith Publishing

2015 AGM

Everyone is welcome to attend our annual general meeting:
— Sunday, November 1, 2:30 p.m.
Swanmore Hall, Stephen Leacock Museum in Orillia