Christine Buckley is an American/Irish writer, journalist, editor and        

                                           translator born in New York and based in Paris after several years

                                           living in Vietnam. Her journalism and essays have appeared in Best

                                           Women’s Travel Writing, The New York Times, Al Jazeera, LA Weekly and on

                                           National Public Radio and Radio France International, among others.


                                          Christine holds a BA from Boston College and an MFA in creative 

                                          nonfiction (with a concentration in literary translation) from Antioch

                                          University Los Angeles. She has taught at l’École national supérieure

                                          des arts décoratifs (ENSAD) and led creative writing workshops at WICE

                                          in Paris and the Sanibel Island Writers Conference.


Christine is the co-author of Slave Hunter: One Man’s Quest to Free Victims of Human Trafficking (Simon & Schuster, 2009) and the translator of Bébé Gourmet (The Experiment, 2013) and Valentine Goby’s Petit éloge des grandes villes (Small Praise for Big Cities, Éditions Gallimard, 2007), excerpts of which have been published in Asymptote. She has earned Associated Press, LA Press Club and Maggie awards as well as fellowships to the Poynter Institute and OMI International Arts Center. Christine is a news editor at France 24 and is currently revising a nonfiction book on the experience of existential migration.


She writes and translates the blog BonjourSolidarity.