Leona Gom

Leona Gom is a poet and novelist from northern Alberta. She is the award-winning author of six poetry collections and eight novels. In 1980, she won the Canadian Authors Association Award for Land of the Peace and in 1986, she won the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize for Housebroken. Her novel The Y Chromosome has been used in women’s studies and sociology courses.

Books by Leona Gom

The Y Chromosome challenges the reader to meet an all-woman society of the future, where the few remaining men live in hiding. When one of these men is discovered, the resulting conflict threatens both worlds.