Frédéric Latreille was born in South-West area of Montreal, Quebec. He studied Arts at Lionel-Groulx College and has B.A degree in History as well as B.A. degree in Social Studies and High School Education from the University of Quebec in Montreal. He is also a multi-instrumentalist, a singer, songwriter, and poet. Although he has written for many years, he only had his first idea for a novel at the age of 37. He currently resides in Montreal and has been teaching history in high school for the last 17 years.