Diane Boudreau was born in Sherbrooke, Québec and now lives in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu where she teaches young adults. She has a PhD in aboriginal literature from Sherbrooke University. Diane has written an important publication about the First Nations, entitled Story of the First Nations in Quebec, and has participated in numerous cultural research projects. Before writing for the first time for youth, Diane published poetry for which she won the 2007 International Ronald Gasparic Award. Her Éditions du Phoenix’s book, Le cimetière du musée, won the Aurora 2008 First Prize for the best written novel in French.