Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour Winner!
Gone to Pot, by Jennifer Craig, which is about a broke granny who starts her own grow-op and gets much more than she dreamed of, has won the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour!
Jennifer is the 71st winner in the history of the award. The award was fist given out in 1947. As winner Jennifer will receive the $15,000 prize. The Leacock Medal is named in memory of Stephen Leacock; humourist, author, economist and lecturer. Next year (2019) will be the 150th anniversary of Leacock’s birth and the 75th anniversary of his death.
You can read the full press release here.
You can check out the award winning book here.