Leah Bobet

is a novelist, editor, and bookseller with Bakka-Phoenix Books, Canada’s oldest science fiction bookstore. Her novels have won multiple awards, with her most recent, dustbowl literary fantasy An Inheritance of Ashes, receiving the Prix Aurora Award, the Sunburst Award, the Copper Cylinder Awards, and an Ontario Library Association 2015 Best Bets selection and being shortlisted for the Canadian Library Young Adult Book Award and the Cybils.

Leah will be facilitating a workshop — The Sixth Element: Developing and Integrating Speculative Elements in Genre Fiction — at our CanWrite! conference on Friday, June 23 from 2:15 – 4:45 pm.