Chrystine Brouillet Among Finalists for the 2017 Arthur Ellis Awards

April 24, 2017 Announcements

Each year, Crime Writers of Canada presents the Arthur Ellis Awards for excellence in Canadian crime writing. Chrystine Brouillet rose through the ranks to be named one of five finalists in the Best French Crime Book category for her novel, Vrai ou faux.

The jury includes award-winning writers...

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L’interrogatoire de Salim Belfakir Among Finalists for the Prix littéraire France-Québec

March 25, 2017 Announcements

Last Thursday, the Paris Book Fair unveiled its list of finalists for the 2017 Prix littéraire France-Québec. Alain Beaulieu’s L’interrogatoire de Salim Belfakir was chosen as one of the three contenders. The three novels competing for the 2017 prize were selected by a jury from a shortlist of sev...

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Sous le divan Among Finalists for the Hackmatack Award

March 17, 2017 Announcements

Sous le divan, the first volume of the Le gardien des soirs de bridge series written by Annie Bacon and illustrated by Ghislain Barbe, is a finalist for the 2018 Hackmatack Award in the “French Fiction” category. The Hackmatack Award is a program designed to promote the creation of Canadian fic...

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Hélène Dorion Named First Runner-up for the Prix Louis Guillaume

January 31, 2017 Announcements

For over 40 years, the Les amis de Louis Guillaume association has awarded the annual Prix du poème en prose to one French-language work written entirely in prose poetry.

This past January 27, in Paris, the jury announced the results of the 2017 edition. Hélène Dorion came in second for Le te...

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L’interrogatoire de Salim Belfakir preselected for the Prix littéraire France-Québec

January 13, 2017 Announcements

It was announced today that Alain Beaulieu’s novel L’interrogatoire de Salim Belfakir will be among the seven preselected works for the Prix littéraire France-Québec.

Organized by the Fédération France-Québec, each year the Prix littéraire France-Québec crowns the best Quebec novel. The three...

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