Québécois authors writing in English have been recognized in six categories on the shortlists for the Quebec Writers’ Federation’s 2019 Literary Awards. The winners will be announced at a gala in Montreal on Nov. 5. Each winner will receive $3,000.
The public is invited to attend a dinner beforehand in addition to the ceremony itself. Ticket information is available through Eventbrite.
The shortlisted authors and their works follow:
Cole Foundation Prize for Translation (French to English)
- The Faerie Devouring, Catherine Lalonde and Oana Avasilichioaei, trans. (Book*hug)
- This Woman’s Work, Julie Delporte; Helge Dascher and Aleshia Jensen, trans. (Drawn & Quarterly)
- Explosions, Mathieu Poulin and Aleshia Jensen, trans. (QC Fiction/Baraka Books)