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Pierre Ouellet Wins the Montérégie Region’s Prix du CALQ for Creator of the Year

April 09, 2018 Announcements

On March 27, novelist, poet and essayist Pierre Ouellet was awarded the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec’s Prix du CALQ for creator of the year in the Montérégie region. It was presented at a ceremony organized by Culture Montérégie, attended by around 80 guests, mostly from the Montérégi...

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Jonathan Ruel in Contention for the Prix de la Biennale littéraire des Cèdres

January 17, 2018 Announcements

L’astronome dur à cuire has just earned author Jonathan Ruel a nomination for the Prix de la Biennale littéraire des Cèdres. This year, the Biennale is set to honour first-time novelists. Between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017, a list of 60 debut novels written by Quebec authors was compil...

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Les paradis de la bière blanche Named “Best Beer Book” in Canada

December 07, 2017 Announcements

This week, the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards announced its country-specific winners. We are pleased to announce that Les paradis de la bière blanche, by Martin Thibault and David Lévesque Gendron, was selected as the Canadian winner in the “Best Beer Book” category. 

The winners from each cou...

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Alain Beaulieu Earns a Distinction for Excellence

November 29, 2017 Announcements

On November 19, at the Salon du livre de Montréal, the Écrivains francophones d’Amérique (ÉFA) association presented its annual awards. At the ceremony, Alain Beaulieu received a distinction for excellence for his novel L’interrogatoire de Salim Belfakir.

Founded in 1936 as the Société des écr...

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Aaah!bécédaire Wins the Fan Choice Award

November 17, 2017 Announcements

As part of a contest presented by TD Bank Group and the CBC, children voted between September 26 and October 23 for their favourite book out of the five finalists for the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. Elaine Turgeon and Martin Laliberté’s picture book Aaah!bécédaire proved to be the f...

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