Benoîte Groult is a journalist, novelist and essayist. She had made contributions to several publications such as Elle and Marie-Claire before entering the literary scene in 1958 with her sister Flora Groult with Journal à quatre mains.
She is the author of nearly 10 works. Committed to social action, she created the feminist publication F Magazine in 1978.
She has been a panellist of the Prix Fémina literary award since 1982 and chaired the Commission for feminisation of the names of functions, titles and jobs. After her latest novel La Touche Etoile published in 2006, Benoîte Groult published Mon évasion: autobiographie in 2008. It recounts the details of her life,
life, her decisions, her struggles and her dedication to women.