Marion Naugrette-Fournier is a former student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris and she passed her teaching exams (Agrégation) in English in 2009. She studied English literature in the Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle University in Paris, where she gained a B.A. (or Maitrise) degree with Honours in 2007. She then completed an M.Phil. in Irish Writing (Hons) in the same university in 2010. She is currently working on a Ph.D. thesis on the language of things and objects in the poetry of Derek Mahon, in the Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle University with Professor Carle Bonafous-Murat. She is also reviewer for the French Journal of Irish Studies Etudes Irlandaises, in which she has recently published seven reviews on the works of Derek Mahon, Dermot Healy, Alan Gillis, Sara Berkeley, Enrique Juncosa, Peggy O'Brien and David Wheatley. In 2010 she has been asked by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs to translate into French the booklet and the pannels of the exhibition The Life and Works of William Butler Yeats, which at that time was on display at the National Library of Ireland, in view of a tour of the exhibition in France. In 2010-2011 she also was Teaching Assistant in the French Department of Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.