Jacobs, Heidi LM

Heidi LM Jacobs’ novel Molly of the Mall: Literary Lass and Purveyor of Fine Footwear (NeWest Press, 2019) won the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour in 2020. She is a librarian at the University of Windsor and one of the researchers behind the award-winning Breaking the Colour Barrier: Wilfred “Boomer” Harding & the Chatham Coloured All-Stars project. With Dale Jacobs, she is co-author of 100 Miles of Baseball: Fifty Games, One Summer (Biblioasis.) She is currently writing a book about the 1934 Chatham Coloured All-Stars, the first Black team to win the Ontario Baseball Amateur Association Championship. Originally from Edmonton, she now lives in Windsor, Ontario.


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