The winner of the 2016 student competition will now be announced on May 20, 2016.
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.
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
We now have an entry form you can print out and submit with your 2016 entry. Click here to download the PDF. [Note: entries are closed for 2016.]
Everyone is welcome to attend our annual general meeting:
— Sunday, November 1, 2:30 p.m.
Swanmore Hall, Stephen Leacock Museum in Orillia