Catherine Millet was born in Bois-Colombes in 1948. The French author and expert for contemporary art is the editor-in-chief of the Paris-based art magazine »Art Press«. She also curates international exhibitions, including the Venice Biennial. Her autobiographical novel »La vie sexuelle de Catherine M.« (2001; En. »The sexual life of Catherine M.«, 2002), which candidly deals with her sexual preferences, made her famous. Catherine Millet lives in Paris.