In a career spanning 30 years, Jean-Benoît Nadeau has published over 1500 feature stories and columns, won two dozen prizes and grants and written ten books. He is a regular contributor to public affairs magazine L’actualité, Montreal daily Le Devoir and webzine Avenues.ca, and has published in L’Express and GEO, as well as The New York Times, USA Today and The Globe and Mail. A graduate of McGill University (B. A. 1992), he is also a fellow of The Institute of Current World Affairs in Washington, DC. He has written books on France, the French language, Francophonie and Quebec-France relations, as well as the Spanish language, electricity and writing.