Fernandez, Dominique

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Fernandez, Dominique Gender: M
born on 25 August 1929 at 18:00 (= 6:00 PM )
Place Neuilly sur Seine, France, 48n53, 2e16
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 01°59' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 05°03 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 21°54'

Dominique Fernandez
photo: Ji-Elle, license gfdl


French writer of novels, essays and travel books. Much of his writing explores homosexual experience and creativity.

Fernandez's literary career began in 1958 with a study of the modern Italian novel. He then worked as a literary critic for the weekly, L'Express and as a reader for the publishers Grasset. He holds a regular column in the Swiss magazine of art and culture : Artpassions.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Relationship : Marriage 1961 (2 children, divorced 1971)
  • Work : Prize 1974 (Prix Médicis for Porporino ou les Mystères de Naples)
  • Work : Prize 1982 (Prix Goncourt for Pier Paolo Pasolini)
  • Work : Great Achievement 2007 (elected member Académie Française)

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'f' pdf file, p. 38 (EC DG 491).


  • Passions : Sexuality : Homosexual male
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (literature)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (novels)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor