About the Author

Heidi Jacobs


Heidi LM Jacobs' first novel, Molly of the Mall: Literary Lass and Purveyor of Fine Footwear (NeWest 2019) won the 2020 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. Her other books include 100 Miles of Baseball: Fifty Games, One Summer (with Dale Jacobs, Biblioasis, 2021) and 1934: The Chatham Coloured All-Stars' Barrier-Breaking Year (Biblioasis, 2023). Originally from Edmonton, Heidi has degrees from the University of Alberta and a PhD in English from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is a Librarian at the University of Windsor.