Noémi Lefebvre

was born in 1964 in Caen, and lives in Lyon. Further to a PhD on the subject of music education and national identity in Germany and France, she became a political scientist at CERAT de Grenoble II Institute. She is the author of three novels, all of which have garnered intense critical success: L’autoportrait bleu (2009), L’état des sentiment à l’âge adulte (2012) and L'enfance politique (2015). She is a regular contributor to the respected French investigative website Mediapart and to the bilingual French-German review La mer gelée.

Photograph courtesy of the author