Hazel Rowley is also the author of Richard Wright: The Life and Times and most recently Tête-à-Tête: Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre (translated into more than a dozen languages). She has been a Rockefeller Foundation Fellow, a fellow at Harvard’s Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Studies, and a Bunting Institute Fellow at Radcliffe College. Brought up in England, Rowley lived in New York City until her death in 2011.