Julia Flynn Siler

Julia Flynn Siler is a New York Times best-selling author and journalist. Her most recent bookThe White Devil’s Daughters: The Women Who Fought Slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown(Knopf, 2019) was New York Times Editors’ Choice and a nonfiction finalist for the California Book AwardHer other books are The House of Mondavi: The Rise and Fall of an American Wine Dynasty, a finalist for a James Beard Award and a Gerald Loeb Award for distinguished reporting, and Lost Kingdom: Hawaii’s Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America’s First Imperial Adventure. graduate of Brown University (American Studies) and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, Siler also earned an MBA at night from Northwestern University. A veteran journalist and National Endowment for the Humanities “Public Scholar” fellow, Siler was a foreign correspondent based in London and has been a guest commentator on PBS, the BBC, CNBC, and CNN. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family. She will be a fellow at Stanford University’s Distinguished Careers Institute in 2024-2025. Ms. Siler was a participant and now is longtime staff member of the Community of Writers. www.juliaflynnsiler.com

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