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Daniel Poliquin


Born in Ottawa in 1953, Daniel Poliquin is one of Canada’s leading francophone writers. The author of nearly a dozen books in French, mainly novels and short story collections, he holds Master’s degrees in both German and Comparative Literature, and a doctorate in French Literature.

Poliquin’s early works, such as his first novel, Temps pascal (1982), and L’Obumsawin and Nouvelles de la capitale (both 1987), sought to establish the existence of Franco-Ontarian literature and his later books have garnered the Ottawa author a number of literary awards.

Daniel Poliquin lives in Ottawa, where he works as a parliamentary interpreter.

Books by Daniel Poliquin

Cover_1121 A Secret Between Us