Jean-Francois Sénéchal

Jean-François Sénéchal was born among books. After studying anthropology, he returned to his first love, devoting himself to literature. He is a well-decorated author: the winner of the 2017 Joseph S. Stauffer Prize in Literature from the Canada Council for the Arts, a 2019 Prix jeunesse des libraires du Québec, and a 2021 Governor General’s Award, for which he was also a finalist in 2019. Sénéchal was also named to the 2018 Honour List of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY).