Marcelle Thiébaux is the author of books and articles on medieval literature, among them, The Stag of Love: The Chase in Medieval Literature; The Writings of Medieval Women; and Dhuoda: Handbook for her Warrior Son. She has written about women of all centuries, including British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft and American Pulitzer Prize winner Ellen Glasgow.
An alumna of Smith College and the University of Connecticut, with a doctorate from Columbia University, a former Professor of English at St. John’s University, New York, Marcelle Thiébaux taught a seminar on medieval women at The Central European University in Budapest. There she began research on Princess Margit of Hungary at the National Széchényi Library. Her articles and short stories have appeared in literary magazines. She was an editor, studied acting and music and worked in a theater agency. She reviewed fiction as a non-staff writer for Publishers Weekly and The New York Times Book Review. At work on her next novel, Marcelle Thiébaux lives with her photographer husband in Sag Harbor and New York.