Daniel Danis lives in the Saguenay region of Quebec. His first play, Celle-là (That Woman, 1998) was awarded the Governor General’s Award and named best new production by the Syndicat Professionel de la Critique Dramatique et Musicale in Paris. His second play, Cendres de cailloux, won first prize at the Festival international de Maubeuge in France, and was named best new play at the 1994 Soirée des Masques in Montreal. He is also the author of Les Nuages de terre, a play for young people, and Le Pont de pierres et la peau d’images. Song of the Say-Sayer (1999) is Danis’ most recent work published by Talonbooks.