France Desmarais has a bachelor’s degree in art history and a master’s degree in art studies from the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM). She started out working in the field of museology before discovering the magical world of children’s literature. In the early 2000s, France joined the Communication-Jeunesse association, which she led as general manager from 2013 to 2019. Since then, France has discovered new parts of the book world: publishing and writing. She is an honorary member of Communication-Jeunesse.