Louise Portal Nominated for the Prix des lecteurs

September 15, 2016 Announcements

The Prix des lecteurs is awarded to an author from Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region. It recognizes the most popular book in the region’s accredited bookstores and public libraries, and according to readers of the newspaper Le Quotidien and internet users. Louise Portal, from Arvida, is am...

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André Jacques Among Finalists for the Prix Saint-Pacôme

September 15, 2016 Announcements

This week, the Société du roman policier de Saint Pacôme unveiled the finalists for the Prix Saint-Pacôme, an award for the best Quebec French-language crime novel published in the last year. André Jacques caught the jury’s attention with _La bataille de Pavie._Protagonist Alexandre Jobin’s prev...

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Aux toilettes in Contention for the TD Award

September 14, 2016 Announcements

The five finalists for the  TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award  have been announced. They include Aux toilettes, written by André Marois and illustrated by Pierre Pratt.

Established in 2004 by the TD Bank Group and the Canadian Children’s Book Centre, the annual TD Award recognizes the ex...

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Benoît Bouthillette and Chrystine Brouillet Win Tenebris Prizes

May 25, 2016 Announcements

The fifth international crime fiction festival, Les Printemps meurtriers de Knowlton, took place between May 19 and May 22 and hosted the Tenebris Prize during its closing ceremony.

This year, Les Printemps meurtriers de Knowlton introduced a Tenebris Prize for best Quebec novel in the “roman no...

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Lili Chartrand and Annie Rodrigue Honoured

May 20, 2016 Announcements

The Forest of Reading presented its awards for French-language literature at the Festival of Trees, held on May 19 in Toronto. A group of children aged between four and eight awarded an honourable mention to author Lili Chartrand and illustrator Annie Rodrigue for the picture book Millie Rose, a...

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