Sylvie Marcoux was born at Lac-Bouchette, in Lac-Saint-Jean region, Québec, and has been living for twenty years in Jonquière, Québec. After her studies in Communications, she worked for many years in the printing business as a production manager, where having discovered the beauty of books and words, she decided to write. Her first novel became a finalist for the Abitibi-Consolidated Literary Prize for children. In June 2004, Sylvie left the printing business to be the coordinator for children's entertainment for the Annual Book fair of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Québec. Since 2009, she is the General Manager. She presented her fans at Éditions du Phoenix with the story Les lundis de Victoria, which became a finalist for the Abitibi Bowater Literary Prize in 2008. The second installment of the series won First Prize for Tamarac Literary Prize in 2012.