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VICTORIA ZACKHEIM is the author of the novel, The Bone Weaver, and editor of six anthologies: He Said What?: Women Write About Moments When Everything Changed, 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 and FAITH: Essays from Believers, Agnostics, and Atheists. 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. 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 director Peter Werner attached to the project. Her screenplay, ROZZY, based on the Caroline Leavitt novel, MEETING ROZZY HALFWAY, is also in development. 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.

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What do you believe? Is there a God? What does "faith" mean to you? Is it a guiding force...or a concept you reject? In this book, twenty-four leading authors---from New York Times and international bestsellers to CNN journalists; from political activists to rabbis; from the irreverent to the devout---explore their thoughts and feelings about faith, and discover answers to questions many had long ignored.
Creative Nonfiction: Anthology
One little word, one casual lie, one devastating announcement and our lives are turned upside down forever. In He Said What? Women Write About Moments When Everything Changed, 25 gifted women writers share profoundly personal moments in which a man in their life said something good or bad that changed them irrevocably.
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Creative Nonfiction: Anthology
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Creative Non-fiction: Anthology
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