Amy LeBlanc is Managing Editor at filling Station Magazine in Calgary. She is a recipient of the 2020 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artist Award. Her debut poetry collection I know something you don’t know was published with Gordon Hill Press in March 2020 and was long listed for the 2021 ReLit Award and was selected as a finalist for the Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry through the Alberta Literary Awards. Her first full-length work of fiction, Unlocking, was published by the University of Calgary Press in June 2021. Her work has appeared in PRISM International, Room, EVENT, and the Literary Review of Canada among others. She is the author of three chapbooks— her next chapbook is entitled “Undead Juliet at the Museum” and will be released from ZED Press in 2021. She was a finalist for a 2021 Alberta Magazine Publishers’ Association showcase award for her poem “Well Women” which originally appeared in Freefall Magazine. She is a member of the League of Canadian Poets and was a finalist for the Minola Review inaugural fiction contest judged by Heather O’Neill. Amy will begin her SSHRC-funded PhD in English and creative writing at the University of Calgary in the fall where she will research the intersections of chronic illness and haunted houses in novels.
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: http://albertamagazines.com/talent-pool/editing/amy-leblanc/. or fill out the contact form below.
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!