Judith Dupré is a nonfictionist who illuminates the marvelous, especially as revealed in art, architecture, and engineering. A New York Times bestselling author, she has written numerous books of illustrated nonfiction that have been published in 14 languages. An inspired visual storyteller, she connects people to ideas, structures, and places, creating new understanding and joy.
Her work has been featured in most national media, including the New York Times, CBS Sunday Morning, All Things Considered, Los Angeles Times, NPR Marketplace, People, PBS, and O, the Oprah Magazine. Her essays, editorials, and reviews have appeared in America, Architectural Record, the New York Times, the New York Daily News, the Daily Beast, Time, and USA Today.
Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Judith holds a M.Div. from Yale University, where she is a fellow of Saybrook College and named scholar at the Institute of Sacred Music. She earned degrees in English Literature and Studio Art at Brown University, and later studied at the Open Atelier of Design and Architecture in Manhattan. The recipient of numerous prestigious awards, she is a 2015 National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar. She serves on the boards of cultural and civic institutions in the tri-state area.