Author and translator Olivier Sylvestre holds a bachelor’s degree in criminology and a diploma in playwriting. He has published the novels noms fictifs and le désert, and two plays, La loi de la gravité and Guide d’éducation sexuelle pour le nouveau millénaire. La loi de la gravité has been translated into German and won the ARTCENA Creation Assistance Award (France) and the Coburger Autorenforum Award (Germany). Olivier also works as a writing instructor and dramaturg. He lives in Montréal.