Marc Tomaszewski has taught French as a second language at the École nationale de cirque and coordinated its Centre d'aide en français since 2011. A decade earlier, he completed a bachelor's degree in comparative literature and philosophy from the Université de Montréal. He also earned a certificate in Russian grammar from the Russian State University of Human Sciences in Moscow in 2003, where he held the post of professor of French literature. Marc also taught French literature at Collège Marie-Victorin from 2006 to 2012, and recently completed a master's degree in comparative literature from the Université de Montréal. A writer of new literature, his work has appeared in literary journals, and he was a semi-finalist for the Prix littéraires Radio-Canada in 2010.