Judy LeBlanc is a writer from Fanny Bay who teaches writing at North Island College. She’s a founding member and former artistic director of the Fat Oyster Reading Series. Her short stories have been published in numerous literary journals. In 2015 she won the Islands Fiction contest and in 2012, she won the Antigonish Review’s Sheldon Currie Fiction contest and was longlisted for the CBC short story prize. The Promise of Water, her collection of short stories, was published by Oolichan Press and released in fall, 2017.