David Goudreault is a novelist, poet and songwriter. He was the first Quebecer to win the World Cup of Slam Poetry in Paris. David leads creative workshops in schools and detention centres across Quebec--including the northern communities of Nunavik--and in France. He has received a number of prizes, including Quebec's Medal of the National Assembly for his artistic achievements and social involvement and the Grand Prix littéraire Archambault for his first novel, La Bête à sa mère (Mama's Boy). He lives in Sherbrooke, Quebec.