About the Author

Will Bashor is the author of the award-winning Marie Antoinette's Head: The Royal Hairdresser, the Queen, and the Revolution and Marie Antoinette's Darkest Days: Prisoner No. 280 in the Conciergerie. He holds a doctorate in international studies from the American Graduate School in Paris and teaches at Southern New Hampshire University where he holds a Masters Degree in Creative writing. 


The Final Days of Marie Antoinette
BBC History Magazine Revealed, October Issue, 2021 (pp. 48-52)


An Exclusive Excerpt from “Marie Antoinette’s Darkest Days”
France Today, July 17, 2017

Getting into Marie Antoinette’s Head: Will Bashor on Writing Popular History
Age of Revolutions, April 3, 2017

Marie Antoinette's Darkest Days
Kirkus Reviews, November 24, 2016

Book Reviews — Will Bashor's “Marie Antoinette’s Head: The Royal Hairdresser, the Queen, and the Revolution”
The Santa Fe New Mexican, January 17, 2014 

This Week’s Must-Read books
New York Post, October 19, 2013