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!