Americans in Paris

Americans in Paris
Americans in Paris

Cecilia Woloch is an award-winning poet, teacher, and traveler. Her home base is in Los Angeles, but she spends much of her time traveling between her other home bases—in Kentucky, Georgia, the Carpathian Mountains,...

In May 1924, Zelda, Scott and their daughter Scottie decamped from America to Paris. The extravagance of their lifestyle in the U.S. in the previous four years had left the Fitzgeralds in debt both...

Every two years, WICE’s Paris Writers Workshop brings together distinguished writers and enthusiastic students for a stimulating week of classes, readings, panel discussions and agent consultations. Women have always had a prominent place, which...

PARIS NOIR SHORT TRAILER from joanne burke on Vimeo. David and Joanne Burke are an award-winning filmmaker/writer couple who moved to Paris in 1986 after establishing stellar careers in documentary film and television journalism in...

Craig Carlson is the founder/owner the Breakfast in America diners in Paris. Carlson first came to France in 1985 through a study abroad program, and fell instantly in love with the country. When he...

One of the best books to land on our desk recently is David Downie's A Taste of Paris: A History of the Parisian Love Affair with Food. With humor and wit, Downie delves into...

"Photographing a cake can be art."—Irving Penn Irving Penn is considered to be one of the greatest photographers of the 20th century, and 2017 marks the centenary of his birth – in Plainfield, New Jersey...

American veterans in Paris, long been dominated by the World War II generation, have found a fresh new face to represent them as commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 605. Kristina Keenan,...

In the early 19th century hundreds of Americans were inspired by a wave of enterprising, progressive and talented people who migrated to Paris, the cultural capital of Europe, then comprising four times the population...

Even before I was seduced by Hemingway, Degas and Toulouse-Lautrec to the inevitability of living in Paris, I had already read Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin. This small, sparely and simply written book set in...

Gertrude Stein was perhaps the most famous of all the American women to make their home in Paris. Stein lived there from 1903 until her death in 1946. Her salon in 27, Rue de Fleurus...

When Man Ray died in Paris aged 86 in 1976, he left a legacy of works that spanned cubism, Dadaism, Surrealism, sculpture, film making and literature. He excelled in all of them and he was...