Roch Carrier

Author and Novelist Roch Carrier

Profession: Author and Novelist


Biography: Among the best known Quebec writers in English Canada.

His most famous short story is "The Hockey Sweater", which is considered an iconic work of Canadian literature. The story has sold over 250,000 copies and has been republished in numerous anthologies. It exemplifies the nation's passion for hockey, and it is considered an allegory of the relationship and tensions that exist between francophones and anglophones.

Born: May 13, 1937
Birthplace: Sainte-Justine, Quebec, Canada
Age: 85 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus