Evenings with an Author: Centennial Writer-in-Residence Geraldine Brooks
March 24 @ 19 h 30 min - 21 h 00 min
Geraldine Brooks is the author of five novels and three works of non fiction, including the 2006 Pulitzer Prize winner, March, and the New York Times Bestsellers, People of the Book, Caleb’s Crossing, The Secret Chord and the international bestsellers Year of Wonders and Nine Parts of Desire, which was translated into more than seventeen languages. For more than a decade, she was a foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, and she covered conflicts in the Mideast, Africa and the Balkans. Born and raised in Sydney, she married the American historian and journalist Tony Horwitz in Tourrettes-sur-Loup. She now lives on the island of Marthas’s Vineyard and has two sons.
Geraldine will speak about her writing career, outlining her transition from journalism to fiction and discussing the pleasures of an imaginative engagement with the past.
This event will be followed by a book sale and reception. All are warmly welcome.
Geraldine will also be giving a writing workshop at the Library on Saturday 28 March. Registration is required. More information: https://americanlibraryinparis.org/event/writing-workshop-with-centennial-writer-in-residence-geraldine-brooks/