Gilles Poulin-Denis was born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. His first full-length play Rearview was produced in Saskatoon in 2009. It has since toured Canada, making stops in Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Quebec City and Edmonton. In 2009, Gilles received the award for ‘Outstanding achievement in new playwriting’ at the Saskatoon and area theatre awards for Rearview. The play was also nominated in 2010 for the Governor general’s literary arts award, it is published by Dramaturges Éditeurs. Rearview is currently being translated to Catalan and English. From 2008 to 2012 Gilles was resident playwright at Wajdi Mouawad’s Théâtre français at Canada’s National Arts Centre. He has received Canada’s Power Corporation award in 2009 and 2012. He also works as a dramaturg and translator. Gilles now resides in Vancouver, British Columbia.