The Rendez-vous Fellowship Program is intended for foreign editorial managers looking to discover Québec publishing and rights acquisition of French-language works.

The program includes

  • A presentation of the Québec book market;
  • A presentation on youth literature;
  • A presentation on contemporary literature;
  • A literary guide tour of the city (including visits to book stores, publishing houses and libraries);
  • Activities at the Montréal Book Fair;
  • One-on-one meetings with Québec publishers;
  • And many networking events (receptions, dinners, 5@7, etc.).

We are looking for

  • Candidates with at least three years of experience in the publishing field as foreign literature publisher, rights manager, etc.;
  • Publishing houses whose catalogues include French-language works in translation;
  • Candidates with a strong command of English or French.

Priority will be given to rights buyers. Please take note that literary agents are not eligible for this program.

Rendez-vous will support the following expenses

  • Travel costs;
  • Accommodation (hotel selected by Québec Édition);
  • Breakfasts;
  • Two dinners;
  • Entry to the Montréal Book Fair.

Each year, Québec Édition put together a diversified delegation by selecting from a wide range of publishing professionals both young and experimented and coming from a variety of editorial fields.