- For the American deputy cabinet secretary, see Leo Mackay, Jr..
Leo McKay, Jr. (born June 19 1964) is a Canadian novelist and short story writer from Stellarton, Nova Scotia.
McKay's debut short story collection, Like This, was short-listed for the Giller Prize in 1995 and received the Dartmouth Book Award for fiction in 1996..
His first novel, Twenty-Six, was published in 2003. It became a national bestseller, and won the 2004 Dartmouth Book Award.
McKay currently teaches English at Cobequid Educational Centre in Truro, Nova Scotia.