About Geneviève Bigué

Geneviève Bigué



Adventure/Detective, Author’s Graphic Novel, Fantastic, Sociopolitical

Teen, Adult

Geneviève Bigué is an illustrator and comic artist based in Montreal. With a formation in Traditional Animation (Cégep du Vieux Montréal) and Graphic Design (UQÀM), she now works in many fields, such as books, advertisement and the cultural scene. In 2022, she published her first graphic novel as an author, Parfois les lacs brûlent (When the Lake Burns). Her book has won many awards, including the 2023 Prix des libraires du Québec. It was also nominated for the 2023 Governor General’s Literary Awards in Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books (French).


Parfois les lacs brûlent – Front Froid, 2022
When the Lake Burns – Conundrum Press, 2024


Prix des libraires du Québec 2023 (Bande dessinée)
Prix Bédéis Causa 2023 (Prix Réal-Fillion)
Prix du Salon du livre de Trois-Rivières 2023 (Bande dessinée jeunesse)
Éléphant d'Or du Festival de BD de Chambéry 2023 (Bande dessinée jeunesse québécoise)

MCAF 2024

Book Signing Schedule

Friday, May 24

Saturday, May 25

Sunday, May 26

Guest at MCAF

2019, 2022, 2023, 2024