M.L. Longworth has lived in Aix-en-Provence since 1997. She has written about the region for The Washington Post , The Times (U.K.), The Independent (U.K.), and Bon Appï¿½tit Magazine . She is the author the Verlaque and Bonnet series, as well as of a bilingual collection of essays, Une Amï¿½ricaine en Provence . She divides her time between Aix and Paris, where she teaches writing at NYU's Paris campus.