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Two Druide Books Selected by CJ, qu’est-ce qu’on lit ?

December 09, 2021 Announcements

Communication-Jeunesse (CJ) has unveiled its selection CJ, qu’est-ce qu’on lit ? for the month of November. We were pleased to learn that two titles published by Druide made the list: Pétronille inc. Tome 4 — Ongles d’orteils équitable, written by Annie Bacon and illustrated by Boum, and Les pe...

Pierre Ouellet Wins the Prix d’excellence From the Société des Écrivains francophones d’Amérique

December 02, 2021 Announcements

We are very happy to announce that the Prix d’Excellence from the Société des Ecrivains francophones d’Amérique has been awarded to Pierre Ouellet for his novel L’état sauvage (tied with Paul Serge Forest for Tout est ori)!

This prize is awarded each year to a Canadian author for the quality o...

Jean-François Beauchemin Receives the Claude-Henri Grignon Prize

November 29, 2021 Announcements

On October 17, the Association des auteurs des Laurentides (AAL) awarded the Claude-Henri Grignon Prize to Jean-François Beauchemin for his body of work and his contribution to national literature.

The Claude-Henri Grignon Prize, a prize created this year, aims to recognize an author’s contributio...

Joyeux ou triste? and Tombés dans... la gomme! Among the Official Selection of the Forêt de la lecture 2022 Prix Peuplier and Prix Mélèze

October 25, 2021 Announcements

The Forest of Reading program, an initiative by the Ontario Library Association (OLA), has announced the finalists for its various literary awards. We were pleased to learn that the picture book Joyeux ou triste?, written by Bertrand Gauthier and illustrated by Sabrina Gendron, is a finalist for t...

Les nouveaux mystères à l’école Announced as a Finalist for the Prix littéraires des enseignant.e.s de français AQPF-ANEL

October 25, 2021 Announcements

The Association québécoise des professeur.e.s de français (AQPF) and the Association nationale des éditeurs de livres (ANEL) have announced the finalists for the 2021 Prix littéraires des enseignant.e.s de français. We were very happy to learn that the Les nouveaux mystères à l’école, edited by Ri...

Antidote 11 and the Power of Deep Learning

October 19, 2021 Press releases

Druide informatique is pleased to announce the release of Antidote 11, the 25th anniversary edition of its famous writing software. Among more than 100 new features, the corrector introduces a new neural engine and allows the creation of custom correction rules. Deep learning is used to pronounce...

Druide Celebrates 25 Years of Antidote

October 19, 2021 Press releases

To mark the 25th anniversary of its famous writing assistance software, Druide informatique highlights the milestones in Antidote’s history and continues to invest in the future.

A quarter of a century of technological evolution

The first Antidote for French was released in 1996 on Windows and M...

A Deeply Enhanced Antidote Mobile

October 19, 2021 Press releases

Druide informatique is pleased to announce the release of a major update for Antidote Mobile, the edition for iPhone and iPad of its famous language software. Antidote Mobile inherits important new features from the dictionaries of Antidote 11, our 25th anniversary edition, including the pronunc...

A Deeply Transformed Antidote Web

October 19, 2021 Press releases

Druide informatique is pleased to announce the immediate rollout of major new features for Antidote Web, the cloud-based edition of its famous language software. Antidote Web inherits the vast majority of the 100 new features of Antidote 11, our 25th anniversary edition, including a new interfac...

De Pierres et de Sang Among the Selection of the Grand Prix des Lectrices Elle

October 18, 2021 Announcements

We were pleased to learn that the French edition, published by Le mot et le reste, of André Jacques’s novel De pierres et de sang, has been selected for the Grand Prix des Lectrices Elle.

Alexandre Jobin’s following investigations, La bataille de Pavie and Ces femmes aux yeux cernés, wil...

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