University of Calgary

Amy LeBlanc

  • Doctoral Student
  • Graduate Assistant-Teaching

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(Sep 08 - Dec 08)


Amy LeBlanc is a PhD student in English and creative writing at the University of Calgary and is Managing Editor at Canthius. Amy's 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 selected as a finalist for the Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry. Her novella, Unlocking, was published by the UCalgary Press in June 2021 and was a finalist for the Trade Fiction Book of the Year through the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. Amy has two forthcoming books: a short story collection, Homebodies, with Great Plains Publications in spring 2023, and her second poetry collection, I used to live here, with Gordon Hill Press in 2025. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Room, Arc, Canadian Literature, and the Literary Review of Canada among others. She was a finalist for an Alberta Magazine Publishers' Association showcase award in poetry. She is the author of three chapbooks of poetry— most recently, Undead Juliet at the Museum which was published with ZED Press in 2021. Amy is a recipient of the 2020 Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Emerging Artist Award and a CGS-D Award for her doctoral research into fictional representations of chronic illness and gothic spaces. Amy is a 2022 Killam Laureate. 

Recent and Forthcoming Publications


I know something you don't know Gordon Hill Press, Spring 2020 (full-length poetry colletion)

Unlocking: A Novella University of Calgary Press, Spring 2021 (novella) 

Homebodies, Great Plains Publications, Spring 2023 (short story collection) 

I used to live here, Gordon Hill Press, Spring 2025 (full-length poetry collection) 



"(Me = Aquarius = very unpredictable). Ghostliness and Temporality in Tamaki and Tamaki's Skim" Gnosis (18.1, 2020). 

Current Studies

  • Doctoral Student
    Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
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