Amy LeBlanc is currently completing an MA in English literature and creative writing at the University of Calgary where she was Editor-in-Chief of NōD Magazine for two years. She is currently Managing Editor at filling Station Magazine in Calgary. She is a recipient of the 2020 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artist Award. Her work has appeared  in PRISM International, Room, EVENT, and the Literary Review of Canada among others. Her book-length poetry collection I know something you don’t know was published with Gordon Hill Press in March 2020. Her novella entitled Unlocking will be published by the University of Calgary Press in their Brave and Brilliant series edited by Aritha van Herk in 2021. Amy won the 2018 Brainstorm Poetry Contest for her poem “Swell”. She is the author of two chapbooks, most recently Ladybird, Ladybird published with Anstruther Press in August 2018. She attended the Emerging Writers Intensive with Elizabeth Philips at the Banff Centre for the Arts where she received the Ken McVey Memorial Endowment. She was long-listed for Room Magazine’s 2018 Short Forms contest for her piece “Redress”. She is a member of the League of Canadian Poets and was recently a finalist for the Minola Review inaugural fiction contest judged by Heather O’Neill. Her SSHRC-funded master’s thesis is a work of fiction examining pandemics, chronic illness, bioethics, and disability poetics.

I’m also a freelance editor working with poetry, short fiction, and novels. If you’d like to get in touch with me, take a look at my profile on the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association talent pool:

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I love reviewing books! You can keep an eye on what I’m reading and check out the bite-sized reviews I’m writing on my book blog!