* 17.10.1942, Montreal, Quebec, Kanada živi v: Montreal, Quebec, Kanada
France Theoret is a Montreal poet, novelist and essayist. She holds a PhD in French studies from the University of Sherbrooke, and taught literary studies from 1968 to 1987.
She was on the editorial board of the magazine La Barre du jour from 1967 to 1969, and wrote a monologue in the 1976 play La Nef des sorcières. That same year she co-founded the feminist journal Les Têtes de pioche and in 1979, the cultural magazine Spirale, which she directed from 1981 to 1984.
She has published over twenty books and been nominated for a number of prizes. Most of her work has been translated into English. Her poetry is also available in Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese and has appeared in anthologies in Quebec and abroad. She has completed many lecture tours in Canada, the United States and Europe. In 2012 she was awarded the Athanase-David Prix du Québec for her body of work. She lives in Montreal.