Louise Simard

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Who is Louise Simard?

Louise Simard is a Quebec writer.

She was born in Montreal and grew up in Mont-Laurier, Quebec. As of 2010, she was living in Stoke in the Eastern Townships.

Simard earned a Master's degree and Doctorate in French studies from the Université de Sherbrooke.

In 1992, her book La très noble demoiselle was nominated for a Governor General's Award for French language fiction. She was awarded the Prix Alfred-Desrochers in 1995 for the novel Laure Conan, la romancière aux rubans, the Prix Jean-Hamelin in 1996 for Le médaillon dérobé and the Grand Prix littéraire Archambault in 2001 for her novel Thana, La fille-rivière.

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on July 23, 2013


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