Anne Douglas Sedgwick, Mrs. de Sélincourt (1873-1935) was an American-born British writer. In 1908, she married the British essayist and journalist, Basil de Sélincourt. During World War I she and her husband were volunteer workers in hospitals and orphanages in France. Her novels explored the contrast in values between Americans and Europeans. In 1931, she was elected to the United States National Institute of Arts and Letters. Her works include: The Confounding of Camelia (1899), A Fountain Sealed (1907), Amabel Channice (1908), Franklin Kane (1910), Tante (1911), The Nest (1913), The Encounter (1914), A Childhood in Brittany Eighty Years Ago (1918) and The Little French Girl (1924).