Corinne de Laittre Browne, who writes under the name Corinne Browne, was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
During the 1980’s, in New York City, Browne worked as project developer and editor for complementary health book packager Harriet Harvey, Inc.
In 1982 Browne received the Women’s International Writing Guild’s Woman of the Year Award presented at the United Nations.
In 1990 she chaired the Holistic Health section at the first Soviet American Peace Conference, held in Moscow, and founded the International Center for Better Health, the first western organization to promote women’s healthcare and AIDS education in the former USSR.
Throughout the 1990s, she ran the organization.
In 2001 she returned to writing and since then has produced novels BILLY’S BAY and SANTA BARBARA, as well as screenplays MAGGIE AND BEAN (with Barbara Davies) and THE PROMISE (with Leke Tasi).
In order to write THE PROMISE, Browne spent five years researching Albanian history and interviewing people in that country. Her co-author is a former prisoner in the Albanian gulag.
She has written the script for an atomic history documentary film, THE DRAGON’S TAIL, based on her book, TIME BOMB.
Browne is a member of the PEN American Center. She has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony twice, and has also been awarded residencies at the Wurlitzer Foundation and Annaghmakerrig, in Ireland.
She lives in New York City.