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.