Victoria Loustalot

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Victoria Loustalot
Born Sacramento, California, United States
Occupation Memoirist, Essayist
Nationality American
Period 2006 - Present
Genre Memoir

Victoria Loustalot is an American writer of memoir and essays.

Early life[edit]

Loustalot was raised in Sacramento, California and graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in English. At age 21, an essay she wrote about her father's death was published in The New York Times "Modern Love" column.[1] Offered a nonfiction writing fellowship from Columbia University, she went on to earn her M.F.A. in writing from Columbia's School of the Arts.


Her work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, including The New Yorker[2] Women's Wear Daily, The Onion, Publishers Weekly, The Huffington Post,[3] and The New York Times.[1] Her first book, This Is How You Say Goodbye, a memoir about her unusual childhood and traveling alone in her early twenties, was published in 2013.[4][5][6]

Personal life[edit]

She lives in New York City.


  1. ^ a b "Fatherly Memories Scattered to the Wind". The New York Times. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Archived from the original on June 5, 2013. Retrieved July 18, 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Princess Margaret". 2011-05-25. Retrieved 2013-09-05. 
  4. ^ "This Is How You Say Goodbye | Victoria Loustalot | Macmillan". Retrieved 2013-09-05. 
  5. ^ "Victoria Loustalot (Author of This Is How You Say Goodbye)". Retrieved 2013-09-05. 
  6. ^ "Victoria Loustalot". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2013-09-05. 

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