Pauline Michel (born 1944 in Asbestos, Quebec) is a Canadian novelist, poet, playwright, songwriter and screenwriter.

Michel has a Bachelor of Education from the Université de Sherbrooke as well a teaching certificate from École normale Marguerite Bourgeois and Université Laval.[1]

Her work has appeared on Radio-Canada, Télé-Métropole, TV Ontario and Télé-Québec.[2]

In 2004, Michel was appointed the second ever Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate, succeeding George Bowering. She served as Poet Laureate until November 16, 2006.


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Preceded by
George Bowering
Parliamentary Poet Laureate
Succeeded by
John Steffler