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Biography

VICTORIA ZACKHEIM is the author of the novel, The Bone Weaver, and editor of seven anthologies: He Said What?: Women Write About Moments When Everything Changed, International bestseller The Other Woman: Twenty-one Wives, Lovers, and Others Talk Openly About Sex, Deception, Love, and Betrayal, For Keeps: Women Tell the Truth About Their Bodies, Growing Older, and Acceptance, The Face in the Mirror: Writers Reflect on Their Dreams of Youth and the Reality of Age, Exit Laughing: How Humor Takes the Sting Out of Death, FAITH: Essays from Believers, Agnostics, and Atheists, and Private Investigations: Mystery Writers on the Secrets, Riddles. and Wonders in Their Lives. Her play, The Other Woman, based on her first anthology, had a nationwide, simultaneous reading at more than 20 theaters across the country on Nov. 9, 2015, and is available as a fundraiser for women's/family shelters. Her stage adaptation of the memoir ENTANGLED: A CHRONICLE OF LATE LOVE is in development. Victoria's first screenplay, MAIDSTONE, is now in development with co-writer and Emmy nominee SJ Murray. She wrote Where Birds Never Sang: The Story of Ravensbruck and Sachsenhausen Concentration Camps (On the Road Productions), that ran nationwide on PBS. Victoria teaches Personal Essay in the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program. She has appeared twice on the TODAY show, the first time as a featured author/editor, and was grateful not to have lost her breakfast. Victoria was a 2010 San Francisco Library Laureate.