I write Short Stories, Novels, Creative Nonfiction, Other.
Originally from New York City, I currently live in France. I am also a parent.


Author’s Bio

Anne Korkeakivi is the author of the novels An Unexpected Guest (2012) and the forthcoming Shining Sea (2016), both from Little, Brown & Co. Her short fiction has been published by the Atlanticthe YaleReviewConsequence magazine, and theBellevue Literary Review, among others, and she is a Hawthornden Fellow. Her nonfiction has appeared in the New York Timesthe Wall Street Journalthe Times(UK), Travel & LeisureMs., The Millions, and many additional periodicals in the US, the UK, and online. An essay that ran originally in Brain, Child was recently chosen for Best Women’s Travel Writing, Vol. 10.

Anne was born in New York City, and was raised there and in western Massachusetts, earning a BA in Classics from Bowdoin College and an MA in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. She’s lived in many other places as well, including Finland, California, Washington, DC, and ten years in a small city in eastern France from where she traveled to Paris often. She currently splits her time between New York and Switzerland, where her husband is a human-rights lawyer with the UN. They have two daughters.

You can read an author q and a with Anne here.

Look for a few book suggestions from Anne here. They change regularly – always on a new theme and usually a mix of recent and older titles – so check back.

You can get in touch with Anne via the contact page  on her website and follow her on Twitter here.

She currently lives on the European continent in view of lofty, often white-tipped mountains with her husband and their two daughters, but she returns to New York City often.

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