While the Miron biography is a considerable assessment of the one of the great figures of nationalist Quebec, the publication this month of a new novel by Catherine Mavrikakis is an event, too, and one of the surest signs of vitality among a younger generation of Quebec writers.
And then there's Perrine Leblanc, aged 31.
Auction of original illustrations from Canadian pIcture books
Take Home an Original is a live auction of eighty original illustrations from Canadian picture books that will be held at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts on Tuesday, October 16th.
The event is preceded by a five-week exhibition of the illustrations September 14th to October 14th, and there are workshops and other family activities on weekends. This exhibit is the first by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts to honour the art of children's picture books. Half of the donated art was created by Quebec illustrators, and proceeds from the auction go to the Canadian Children's Book Centre.
For more detailed information and images you can check out the CCBC website here and contact: Holly Kent 416 975-0010 ext. 221, firstname.lastname@example.org;
In Quebec: Chantal Vaillancourt 514-272-9608, email@example.com