André Jacques Among Finalists for the Arthur Ellis Awards

April 22, 2016 Announcements

The Crime Writers of Canada association presents the annual Arthur Ellis Awards in recognition of excellence in Canadian crime writing. In the category for best French-Language book, André Jacques is one of the five finalists for his novel La bataille de Pavie. Protagonist Alexandre Jobin’s pre...

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Honourable Mention for Annie Perreault

April 15, 2016 Announcements

The Adrienne-Choquette prize, prize, awarded at the Salon international du livre de Québec, recognizes the best collection of short stories published in Quebec during the last year. Annie Perreault received an honourable mention for _L’occupation des jours, _a book which, according to the jury,...

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Karine Raymond in Contention for the Prix Cécile-Gagnon

April 07, 2016 Announcements

The Association des écrivains québécois pour la jeunesse (AÉQJ) has revealed its finalists for the annual Prix Cécile-Gagnon, awarded in recognition of a promising debut novel by a children’s author. Karine Raymond was selected for her young adult novel Rannaï, Tome I. The winner will be unveil...

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Gabriel Marcoux-Chabot Wins the Académie Rabelais Literary Prize

April 01, 2016 Announcements

Founded in France in 1974, the literary prize from the Académie Rabelais  is awarded annually to the author of a remarkable, Rabelaisian-inspired piece. This year’s winner is Gabriel Marcoux-Chabot for his novelTas-d’roches, the vivid tale of a giant whose feats would forever leave their mark on...

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Pierre Pratt Nominated for the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award

February 24, 2016 Announcements

The children’s picture book _Aux toilettes _by author André Marois has just earned its illustrator, Pierre Pratt, a nomination for the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award. The winner of the Cleaver Award, established in 1985, is selected by IBBY Canada in recognition of outstand...

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