Joyland

Leesa Dean

Leesa Dean is a graduate of the University of Guelph’s Creative Writing MFA program and teaches English and Creative Writing for Selkirk College in Nelson, BC. She’s been a finalist for the Irving Layton Award, the Litpop Award, and the Quebec Writing Competition. Her debut collection, Waiting for the Cyclone, is available now. The following excerpt is courtesy of Brindle & Glass.

Photo by Ayelet Tsabari