David Groulx was raised in the Northern Ontario mining community of Elliot Lake. He is proud of his Native roots - his mother is Ojibwe Indian and his father French Canadian. David studied creative writing at the En'owkin Centre, Penticton , B.C. in '98-99, where he won the Simon J Lucas Jr. Memorial Award for poetry. He has written two poetry books - Night in the Exude (Tyro Publications, 1997); and The Long Dance (Kegedonce Press, 2000). Until The Bullets Rose is due out in 2011 (Wosak & Wynn). David's poetry has appeared in a 100 periodicals in England, Australia, Germany, and the USA. He lives in a log home near Ottawa.