François Turcot is the author of Mon dinosaure (finalist, 2014 Prix du Festival de poésie de Montréal), Cette maison n’est pas la mienne (winner, 2009 Prix Émile-Nelligan), and Derrière les forêts (finalist, 2008 Prix Émile-Nelligan). His poetry has been translated into English, German, and Polish. Turcot lives in Montreal where he teaches literature at the college level; he is a member of the Union des écrivaines et des écrivains québécois (UNEQ).