Garry Leeson is a writer/auctioneer/farmer from the Annapolis Valley. His work is primarily creative nonfiction and memoir. He has been published in various periodicals, both in Canada and internationally. His stories have been showcased on CBC Radio. In 2014, Garry received funding from Arts Nova Scotia to develop a collection of short stories about small farming in rural Nova Scotia. He was long-listed for CBC Writes Creative Nonfiction in 2012. He has participated in various writing workshops through Acadia and has been part of a weekly writing circle in the valley for several years. Garry lives in the community of Harmony with his wife Andrea and a menagerie of animals. His book, The Dome Chronicles, was released in December 2019 and won the 2021 Margaret & John Savage first book (nonfiction) Atlantic Book Award.