Jocelyne Saucier has written two novels. Her previous novel, La vie comme une image, was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award. Les héritiers de la mine was also met with critical acclaim and was a finalist for the Prix France-Québec Philippe-Rossillon. She was born in New Brunswick, and received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the Université Laval. She has lived in Honduras, Peru, and Togo, and now lives in the Abitibi region of Quebec.