Bertrand de Robillard

Invited to the Books & Music Festival 2017

Bertrand de Robillard was born in 1952 in Mauritius, where he still lives. As a writer, he published several texts in collective works, and his first novel in 2003, titled L'Homme qui penche: "a strange and penetrating story, the written journey of a man who lives to find a stranger: himself” (Jacques Lindeker, L'Alsace). Additionally, he published several texts in collective works, especially in collection Maurice, directed by Rama Poonooamy and Barlen Pyamootoo.
After having been collaborating with a magazine for about fifteen years, he currently edits the cultural page of a newspaper: Le Mauricien.
He has dedicated several years to the world of song: three albums, a collection of songs (Blues Horizon) and the translation of French songs into Creole (Sité Blouz).
Under Editions de l’Olivier, he published L’Homme qui penche (2003) and Une interminable distraction au monde (2011).