Tracy Chevalier grew up in Washington DC. In 1994 she graduated from the creative writing course at the University of East Anglia. She lives in London with her husband and young son.
Praise for Girl With a Pearl Earring: 'A jewel of a novel' Time 'This novel will win prizes' The Times 'A wonderful novel, a truly magical experience' The Guardian 'A vibrant, sumptuous novel...triumphant...a beautifully written tale that mirrors the elegance of the painting that inspired it.' Wall Street Journal