Meet the Team

Monique AmaudryMonique Amaudry-Jordan, a former journalist with leading US and French magazines, has been a PR/Media executive with organizations in New York, Washington D.C., London and Paris. Amaudry-Jordan taught public relations at the American University of Paris, and holds a diploma in literary translation from the University of London in Paris.

While serving as president of WICE, a well-regarded Anglophone cultural and educational organization, she was impressed by the association’s “flagship program,” the Paris Writers Workshop. This is her third year as director of the Paris Writers Workshop, now in its 24th year.

Mary Ellen GallagherMary Ellen Gallagher has participated in at least five previous Paris Writers Workshops. Her short fiction has won awards in France, the United States and Australia, and she holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University, Cambridge MA. After heading a communications firm in Denver Colorado for fifteen years, Mary Ellen now lives in Paris where she’s finishing a novel.