Born in 1992, Kevin Lambert grew up in Chicoutimi in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec. He graduated from the University of Montreal with a Master's degree in Creative Writing and is currently pursuing a PhD in Creative Writing under the direction of Catherine Mavrikakis. Heliotrope published his first novel, Tu aimeras ce que tu as tué, in March 2017, and his second, Querelle de Roberval, in 2018. His article “Can We Write Literary History Backwards?,” on Jean Basile’s novel Me déshabiller n'a jamais été une tâche facile, won Spirale’s Pierre L'Hérault Prize for Emerging Criticism in 2017. Kevin Lambert is a bookseller at Le Port de tête in Montreal.