Congratulations to Alex Leslie, Two-Time Finalist for the 2020 Western Canada Jewish Book Awards | Book*hug Press

Congratulations to Alex Leslie, Two-Time Finalist for the 2020 Western Canada Jewish Book Awards

Congratulations to Alex Leslie, double nominee for the 2020 Western Canada Jewish Book Awards! Leslie’s short story collection, We All Need to Eat, is a finalist for the Nancy Richler Memorial Prize for Fiction, and her poetry collection, Vancouver for Beginners, is a finalist for the Lohn Foundation Prize for Poetry.

The winners will be announced at the WCJBA’s virtual awards ceremony on Sunday, December 6th, at 5 p.m. PST. (Pre-register for the event here!) We’re so happy for Alex and are grateful to be able to celebrate her work with you. The uninitiated need not fear: like all of our titles, We All Need to Eat and Vancouver for Beginners are 25% off in our online shop until December 23rd.

Updated to add: Alex Leslie is the winner of the 2020 Lohn Foundation Prize for Poetry for Vancouver for Beginners! Congratulations Alex on this most deserving of wins!

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