Denise Bombardier, journalist and writer, was born in Montréal (Québec). She holds master’s degree in political science from the Université de Montréal and a doctorate in sociology from the Sorbonne (Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris 2).
An iconic figure in Canadian television, she is known all over the French-speaking world and is a passionate defender of “Francophonie”. A novelist and polemicist accustomed to controversy, she has written many articles for Le Monde, L’Express and Le Point.
In 2008, she combined writing with music and accompanied singer Celine Dion on her world tour. She wrote her essay L’Enigmatique Céline Dion about this
this experience. She has written more than 17 novels and essays, including Une enfance à l’eau bénite and Lettre ouverte aux Français qui se croient le nombril du monde.