Author Daniel Sernine was born in Montreal in 1955. He earned a B. A. in history from the University of Montreal. Sernine taught history at the University of Montreal, was a cultural agent to the national library of Quebec, a director of the Lurelu review, and a member of the Editorial board of the Solaris Review. Sernine wrote Boulevard of Stars, The Old Man and Space, as well as the play, Nocturne.