Nancy Montour's dream was to write for children. She participated in writing contests in which she did well. It was that success that she needed to encouraged her to continue. Her first novel, Entre la lune et le soleil, won the Henriette Major and Cécile Gagnon Prizes. In 2004, her second novel was a finalist for the Governor General's Award. In 2009, she received the literary Gerald-Godin prize for her trilogy Capitaine Flop.
Self-taught, Nancy Montour, is a testament to the importance of reading. When she shares words with children, she dreams of giving them wings.