Marie Hélène Poitras
Marie Hélène Poitras is a music journalist as well as editor of the CBC's Zone d'ecriture, a web space devoted to contemporary literature. Her first novel, Suddenly the Minotaur (2002), won the Prix Anne-Hébert. Cute death and other stories (2005) was a finalist for the Québécois Booksellers Award. Her second novel, Griffintown (2012), won the Prix littéraire France-Québec. Poitras was born in Ottawa and now lives in Montreal.