Mano Gentil was born in Grenoble (France) in 1961. After obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Contemporary Literature and in Public Relations, she was successively Head of Communications, Principal Private Secretary and journalist. It was in 2001 that she decided to devote herself to writing. From then on, she has published many books (for adults and Young readers). In 2017 she helped write Lilian Eymeric’s incredible solitary crossing and world record in Traverser l’impossible published at Editions VIZAVI.