Interviews

Interviews

Penelope Fletcher was born and grew up on the west coast of Canada “mostly on an island off an island off an island.” After studying English literature and classics in universities in British Columbia,...

Here’s a dispatch from Oliver Gee, the host of The Earful Tower podcast. This time he talks about what it’s like to have tea at the residence of the Australian ambassador, right in front of...

Oliver Gee is a native of Perth, Australia who has been living in Paris since 2015. He is a regular contributor to Bonjour Paris, and his lively weekly “Earful Tower” podcasts highlight people, places,...

Joe Start is a California expat who has lived in France since 2003. After earning his journalism degree, Joe moved into the advertising and marketing side of communications.  His day job has been selling...

Anne Trager is the founder of Le French Book, a small, independent publishing company dedicated to bringing French-language books to an English-speaking audience. Established in 2012, the company has already published an impressive 30...

Hilary Kaiser was born in New York, and raised in the San Francisco Bay area of California, but she has lived mainly in Paris for many years. As an associate professor at the University...

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...

French Poet Jean-Luc Pouliquen Talks about President Georges Pompidou’s “Passion for Poetry” and the State of Poetry Today – Including his Own Translated into English by Beth S. Gersh-Nešić Bonjour Paris marked the 40th anniversary of the...

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...

In the latest installment of our ongoing “Paris Expats Abroad” series, we interview author Anne-Gaëlle Huon, who writes novels in New York where she lives with her two sons. Check out our previous interviews...

Roni Beth Tower grew up in Akron, Ohio, majored in religion at Barnard College, earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Yale University, and did postdoctoral work in epidemiology and public health at...

Samuel Lerner, an accomplished jazz pianist based in Paris, has been musical for as long as he can remember. Lerner talks to Bonjour Paris about recording in New York City, performing in Paris, and...