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

  • Night Vale comes to Brentwood with 'It Devours!'

    Night Vale comes to Brentwood with 'It Devours!'

    Fans of “Welcome to Night Vale,” the long-running, twice-monthly podcast that dispatches community news from a fictional desert town where mysterious lights flash in the night sky and even the most implausible conspiracy theories are real, were surprised Tuesday night at Diesel Bookstore to hear...

  • Debut novelist Liska Jacobs sets a woman on the edge in 'Catalina'

    Debut novelist Liska Jacobs sets a woman on the edge in 'Catalina'

    Perched on a vista high above the city, immersed in rare, significant papers and art, Liska Jacobs had what seemed like a dream job as an assistant librarian at the Getty Research Institute, where she managed the special collections reading room. The only trouble, she realized while archiving a...

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