Martin Fournier is a historian (Ph.D.) and a writer. He taught history at the Université du Québec à Rimouski and has published books on Radisson and on day-to-day life in New France. Since 2006 he has been Project Coordinator and Editor of the Encyclopedia of French Cultural Heritage in North America. Martin Fournier won the Governor General’s Award for the original French version of The Adventures of Radisson, 1. Hell Never Burns, which is his first young adult novel.