Stéfanie Clermont

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Stéfanie Clermont (born 1988) is a Canadian writer, [1] who published her debut novel Le jeu de la musique in 2017. [2]

Canada Country in North America

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Canada's southern border with the United States is the world's longest bi-national land border. Its capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. As a whole, Canada is sparsely populated, the majority of its land area being dominated by forest and tundra. Consequently, its population is highly urbanized, with over 80 percent of its inhabitants concentrated in large and medium-sized cities, many near the southern border. Canada's climate varies widely across its vast area, ranging from arctic weather in the north, to hot summers in the southern regions, with four distinct seasons.

Originally from Ottawa, Ontario, Clermont won a children's poetry contest sponsored by the Ottawa Public Library in 2001, in the ages 12–14 division. [3] After completing high school, she travelled throughout Canada and the United States before settling in Montreal in 2012. [2]

Ottawa Federal capital city in Ontario, Canada

Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. It stands on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of southern Ontario. Ottawa borders Gatineau, Quebec; the two form the core of the Ottawa–Gatineau census metropolitan area (CMA) and the National Capital Region (NCR). As of 2016, Ottawa had a city population of 964,743 and a metropolitan population of 1,323,783 making it the fourth-largest city and the fifth-largest CMA in Canada.

Ontario Province of Canada

Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada. It is Canada's most populous province accounting for 38.3 percent of the country's population, and is the second-largest province in total area. Ontario is fourth-largest jurisdiction in total area when the territories of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut are included. It is home to the nation's capital city, Ottawa, and the nation's most populous city, Toronto, which is also Ontario's provincial capital.

The Ottawa Public Library is the library system of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The library was founded in 1906 with a donation from the Carnegie Foundation.

Le jeu de la musique won the Prix de l'Œuvre de la relève from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec [4] and the Prix Adrienne-Choquette [5] in 2018. It was a competing title in the 2018 edition of Le Combat des livres , where it was defended by comedian Philippe-Audrey Larrue-St-Jacques. [6]

The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) is a public agency founded in 1994 by the government of Quebec.

<i>Canada Reads</i> book contest

Canada Reads is an annual "battle of the books" competition organized and broadcast by Canada's public broadcaster, the CBC. The program has aired annually in two distinct editions, the English-language Canada Reads on CBC Radio One, and the French-language Le Combat des livres on Première Chaîne. The English edition has aired annually since 2002, while the French edition aired annually from 2004 to 2014, and was then discontinued until being revived in 2018.

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