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Prix Émile-Nelligan

The Prix Émile-Nelligan is a literary award given annually by the Fondation Émile-Nelligan to a North American French language poet under the age of 35. It was named in honour of the Quebec poet Émile Nelligan and was first awarded in 1979, the 100th anniversary of his birth.[1][2]



  1. ^ "Prix Émile-Nelligan". Literary Awards in Canada 1923-2000 (in French).
  2. ^ New, William H, ed. (2002). "Awards and Literary Prizes". Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada. p. 78. ISBN 0-8020-0761-9.