Alto is an independent and innovative publishing house founded in Québec City in 2005. Very active on both local and international levels, Alto publishes unique and bold literary french fiction from Québec and abroad. Many of Alto’s titles have won prizes over the years (seven Prix des libraires du Québec, six Governor General’s Literary Awards, four Prix France-Québec and two Prix littéraires des collégiens) and have been translated into several languages. Briefly said: we publish wonders.


  • Les ombres blanches by Dominique Fortier to Coach House (Canada and US) and Limbakh (Russia)
  • Les villes de papier by Dominique Fortier to Helikon / Labyrinth (Bulgaria), New Human (Turkey), Estonia (Loomingu Raamatukogu), btb (Germany)
  • L’orangeraie by Larry Tremblay to Beilser (Italy)
  • La désidérata by Marie Hélène Poitras to Coach House (World English)
  • L’avenir by Catherine Leroux to Asphalte (France) and Biblioasis (World English)
  • Méduse by Martine Desjardins to Alter Ego (Italy) and Talon Books (Canada and US)
  • Six degrés de liberté by Nicolas Dickner to KUD Sodobnost (Slovenia) and Agora (Georgia)
  • Le deuxième mari by Larry Tremblay to Quattro Books (Canada and US) and Anetta (Ukraine)
  • Pas même le bruit d’un fleuve by Hélène Dorion to Book*Hug (Canada and US), Prometej (Serbia) and Le mot et le reste (France)
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