2020 Centennial Writer-in-Residence
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.
The American Library in Paris Writer-in-Residence program was created in 2018 to foster cultural and artistic exchange between prominent writers and the Library community.
The Residency is made possible through the generous support of The de Groot Foundation.