Veronica Chater

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Veronica Chater
Born San Jose, California

Veronica Chater is an American author who wrote a memoir of her childhood, "Waiting for the Apocalypse: A Memoir of Faith and Family" (W.W. Norton & Co., 2009), highlighting her father's obsession with traditional Catholicism and belief in a coming holy chastisement, and her ever-growing family's consequential spiral into poverty. She was featured on an episode of This American Life in 2003, about her relationship with her parrot Gideon.


U.C. Berkeley, BA, 1990

San Francisco State University, MA, 1997

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