Heidi Ellison

Heidi Ellison, a long-time Paris resident, is a freelance journalist specializing in art, travel and literature. Her articles have been published in dozens of international publications, and she has contributed to a number of guidebooks on Paris and France.

Bienvenue à la Ferme

September 15, 2009 | By Heidi Ellison | Farther Afield

Angora goats at the Mohair du Pays du Corlay farm in Brittany. Here’s a great vacation or weekend idea for those who like to get up close and personal with animals: a stay on a farm. On a recent visit … Read More

La Rentrée Littéraire September 2009

September 8, 2009 | By Heidi Ellison | Books

Some writers are even upping the ante: Yann Queffélec will publish an autobiographical novel, Le Piano de ma Mère (L’Archipel), at the end of September, after having already published two other books earlier this year: La Puissance des Corps in … Read More

Max Ernst: Une Semaine de Bonté

July 28, 2009 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

A reference to theOedipusstory in Une Semaine de Bonté (1933). © Isidore Ducasse Fine Arts. Photo: Peter Ertl © ADAGP, Paris 2009 An early perpetrator of the graphic novel, Max Ernst created his third, Une Semaine de Bonté, in 1933 … Read More

Le Beau XVIe

July 7, 2009 | By Heidi Ellison | Archive

Sainte-Marguerite from the Eglise Saint Laurent in Bouilly © P. Praliaud The much-vaunted devolution of France’s cultural riches to the provinces is moving ahead apace, with a branch of the Louvre being built in the northern city of … Favorite

Murder in the Latin Quarter

June 9, 2009 | By Heidi Ellison | Books

  Cara Black is an incorrigible recidivist, coming out with a new crime novel set in Paris every year. Now she is back again with the ninth in the series, “Murder in the Latin Quarter.” The latest “Aimée Leduc Investigation” … Read More