Camille Laurens's fiction and non-fiction has been published in France since the early 1990s. In 2000, she won the Prix Femina, one of France's most prestigious literary prizes, for the autofiction IN THOSE ARMS, which was published in the UK in 2004, and was translated into twelve languages. Her most recent novel, WHO YOU THINK I AM (2016), was adapted for the cinema in the eponymous film starring Juliette Binoche. In 2020, Laurens became a member of the Academie Goncourt. She lives in Paris.