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Claude Beausoleil (16 November 1948 – 24 July 2020) was a Canadian writer, poet, and essayist. He was born in Montreal.

In 1991, Beausoleil won the Prix littéraires du Journal de Montréal for Une certain fin de siècle. He was also a finalist for the 1991 Governor General's Awards. He won the 1997 Prix Alain-Grandbois for Grand Hôtel des étrangers. La Blessure du silence won the Prix Louise-Labé in 2009, and Mystère Wilde won the Prix Heredia of the Académie française in 2015.

Beausoleil was a member of the Académie Mallarmé. His archives are kept in the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec.

Beausoleil died on 24 July 2020 in Montreal, aged 71.

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