Agatha French

Writer

Agatha French is a staff writer in books at the Los Angeles Times. She has worked as an editor for a number of literary journals and magazines, including the Los Angeles Review of Books. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Bennington College. Born and raised in California, she has lived on Vancouver Island, British Columbia; St. Andrews, Scotland; Boulder, Colorado; Cambridge, Massachusetts; and the west and east sides of L.A.

Recent Articles

  • Sick of Thanksgiving recipes? Try this zombie apocalypse alternative dinner

    Sick of Thanksgiving recipes? Try this zombie apocalypse alternative dinner

    After a long day, it’s never easy deciding what to serve for dinner — especially if that day entailed surviving the zombie apocalypse with limited resources and trembling, bare hands. Luckily for the amateur survivalist, “The Walking Dead: The Official Cookbook and Survival Guide” answers that...

  • When astronaut Scott Kelly told Bill Nye about space

    When astronaut Scott Kelly told Bill Nye about space

    During his year aboard the International Space Station, the longest space mission in American history, astronaut Scott Kelly received a call from his daughter. Braced for bad news, he asked what was wrong. Onstage at the Presbyterian Church in Pasadena on Tuesday night, Kelly recalled their conversation....

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