Joan Juliet Buck is an American novelist, critic, essayist, actress, and editor. She served as editor-in-chief of Paris Vogue from 1994 to 2001. While a contributing editor to Vogue, Vanity Fair, Condé Nast Traveler, and The New Yorker, she published two novels. Currently, her essays appear in Harper’s Bazaar. She has been onscreen in Julie & Julia and on television in Supergirl, and she lives in New York’s Hudson Valley.