Woman World Longlisted for Leacock Medal

“Grab your reading glasses: Orillia's Leacock medal long list unveiled” / Simcoe.com / April 26, 2019

Stephen Leacock Associates has revealed the long list of nominees for its 72nd Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour.

They are:

• Woman World, by Aminder Dhaliwal

• The Figgs, by Ali Bryan

• Son of a Critch: A Childish Newfoundland Memoir, by Mark Critch

 Here So Far Away, by Hadley Dyer

• Ayesha At Last, by Uzma Jalaluddin

• Boy Wonders, by Cathal Kelly

• Final Report, by Rick Mercer

• The NeverMind of Brian Hildebrand, by Martin Myers

• Trickster Drift, by Eden Robinson

• The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family, by Lindsay Wong

The short list will be released Monday, May 6. The winner will be announced at the Leacock Gala Dinner on Saturday, June 8, at Best Western Plus Mariposa Inn & Conference Centre, 400 Memorial Ave., Orillia.The event begins at 5 p.m.

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