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Veronique Laroque

Veronique Laroque
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Laila Maalouf

Laila Maalouf
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Gabriel Filto-Chieba nominee for Booksellers Award in France

Roman Gabriel Filto-Chiba waterfowl, published in Quebec by XYZ (in 2019) and published earlier in the year in France by Stock, was selected for the Prix des libraires dans l’Hexagone. This gripping story tells the story of a lone gamekeeper from Kamuraski who fights poachers who are plundering the territory. Nine other publications are vying for the French booksellers’ vote, including Whipping MiseriaTonino Benacquista (Gallimar) and Patience traces, Jeanne Benamer ( Actes Sud ). The winner will be announced on May 18th.

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Sonia Sarfati

A collection of short stories edited by Sonia Sarfati.

Former journalist Press Sonia Sarfati invited 14 authors from different walks of life to “step over the wall” to imagine meeting one of her characters. Team Face to facewhich has just been published by Druide, in particular, brings together the stories of Patrick Senecal, Natalie Petrovsky, Stanley Pean, Roxane Bouchard and Patrice Gaudin, which thus explore the relationship between the creator and his creation through these impromptu face-to-face encounters. -face .

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Spring issue of the magazine Quebec letters (the quality of life) will hit bookstores on Tuesday, along with a folder dedicated to writer and editor Yara El-Ghadban.

Quebec letters in the bookstore

Spring issue of the magazine Quebec letters (the quality of life) will hit bookstores on Tuesday, along with a folder dedicated to writer and editor Yara El-Ghadban, led by Editor-in-Chief Melika Abdelmumen. Many other themes include a tribute to Marie-Claire Blé, who died in 2021, as well as the launch of a new spinning column launched by Chloe LaDuchesse, which gives francophone authors outside of Quebec a chance to speak. Gabrielle Boulianne-Tremblay is also a guest poet and Marie-Yves Bourassa signs a new.

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reissue Life is a tribute has just been published in Boréal compact.

Jack Kerouac Centenary Reissue

March 12 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jack Kerouac. And to commemorate this anniversary, the reissue Life is a tribute has just been published in Boréal compact. The collection, which brings together the writer’s texts written in French, collected and presented by Professor Jean-Christophe Cloutier, was originally published in 2016 by Boréal.

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Animals, those inventors: when nature inspires our inventions, text from Christian Dorion and illustrations by Gosia Herba, MultiMondes, from the age of 7.

Children’s writer Christian Dorion shines in London

How did snakes, sharks or kingfishers influence human-made innovations? This can be found in Animals, those inventors: when nature inspires our inventions, a book on biomimicry written by Quebecer Christiane Dorion. This entertaining documentary recently won one of the prestigious Blue Peter literary awards in the UK, presented as part of the popular BBC children’s program of the same name. “I was so happy. I screamed with joy,” says the author, who has lived in suburban London for thirty years. This award is all the more important in his eyes because it is given by children. The Quebec version of the book will be published April 13 by MultiMondes.

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CALQ Noémie Pomerleau-Cloutier Award


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Noémie Pomerleau-Cloutier

It was Noémie Pomerleau-Cloutier who received the Prix du CALQ – “The work of the next generation” for a collection of poems. lichen patiencepublished in La Peuplade last year. The jury, composed of colleagues from the Council of Arts and Letters of Quebec, described it as “a magnificent invitation to get to know the communities of the Lower North Shore through poetry, [qui] paints a portrait of a Quebec whose natural beauty and the values ​​of its people seem to bring us back to the basics of life.”

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The City of Quebec Prize for Literature and the Salon des Literature Québec were presented at the House of Literature.

Quebec City Literary Prize: Winners Announced

This week, the City of Quebec, in collaboration with the Salon du livre de Québec, presented the 2022 Literary Prize. This is a collection of short stories that resembles a choral novel. Prismcolor nOh 325, Layne Richard, who excelled in the adult literature category. Documentary about youth 15 Women Who Made History in Quebec historian Katherine Ferland and illustrator Constance Harvey were crowned. Jonathan Livernois was awarded in the essay category for Between two fires. Each of the winners received a $5,000 scholarship. In addition, the City of Quebec, the University of Laval and the Bureau of Poetic Affairs awarded Maryse Poirier the Jean-Noel-Pontbriand Prize for Poetry for her collection. The animals will outlive us now. This award also comes with a $5,000 scholarship.

Veronique Laroque, Press

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