Quill and Quire Reports This Woman's Work is shortlisted for Cole Foundation Prize for Translation

“Lindsay Nixon, Tess Liem shortlisted for Quebec Writers’ Federation’s Literary Awards” / Quill and Quire / November 6, 2019

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)
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