Francine Prose

Francine Prose is a novelist and nonfiction writer. Her books include The Glorious Ones; Blue Angel; Household Saints; Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932; Caravaggio: Painter of Miracles; The Lives of the Muses; and many others. She was the recipient of the PEN Translation Prize in 1988 and received a Guggenheim fellowship in 1991. She served as the president of the PEN American Center from 2007 to 2009.