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.

Career[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fatherly Memories Scattered to the Wind". The New York Times. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20130605014239/http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/bios/victoria_loustalot/search?contributorName=Victoria%20Loustalot. Archived from the original on June 5, 2013. Retrieved July 18, 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Princess Margaret". Huffingtonpost.com. 2011-05-25. Retrieved 2013-09-05. 
  4. ^ "This Is How You Say Goodbye | Victoria Loustalot | Macmillan". Us.macmillan.com. Retrieved 2013-09-05. 
  5. ^ "Victoria Loustalot (Author of This Is How You Say Goodbye)". Goodreads.com. Retrieved 2013-09-05. 
  6. ^ "Victoria Loustalot". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2013-09-05. 

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