Isabelle grew up in Haiti in a once affluent family fallen on hard times. She moved to London from New York 20 years ago to work on a City trading floor. At the time she was focused on getting back the security and status that had been lost. Three children, a divorce and a change of heart later Isabelle started thinking and writing about the link between immigration, the need for success and the search for meaning. Isabelle holds a BA in Literature from Yale University and an MBA from New York University. She completed the John Burgess Playwriting Course in July 2018 and wrote the screen adaptation of Paula McLain’s The Paris Wife for Amber Entertainment. Isabelle is a theatre critic with Litro Magazine and a is a Trustee of the London Library.
Isabelle's first novel, Living the Dream is about a deep longing for success at all costs and the consequences of it.