Benoîte Groult

By her own account, Benoîte Groult was a late-bloomer as an author and feminist. She was in her 40’s when she first began writing and in her 50’s when she embraced feminism. She immediately proved to be a prolific writer and an ardent activist. She wrote Salt on my Skin when she was 65. Married four times, she died in 2016 aged 96.