Marisol Drouin was born in April 1976 in Baie-Saint-Paul (Charlevoix, Quebec). She studied in Quebec City and in 2004 obtained a master’s degree in Literature and Creative Writing from Université Laval. The following year, she left the provincial capital for Montreal, where she now lives. In 2011, La Peuplade published her first novel, Quai 31. She also writes songs as well as fiction. She founded the group Macha Fjord with musician Olaf Gundel and launched the album ni tribune ni temps ni désaccord in the fall of 2012.