Allegra Huston

ALLEGRA HUSTON was born in London and raised in Ireland, Long Island, and Los Angeles. She has worked with Chatto & Windus publishers in London and Weidenfeld & Nicolson, where she was Editorial Director from 1990 to 1994. A freelance writer and editor for more than ten years, her work has appeared in The Times, the Independent, the Tatler, and Harper’s Bazaar (all in the UK), in French Vogue, and in the U.S. in People magazine, the Santa Fean, and Mothering. She lives in Taos, New Mexico, with her six-year-old son, Rafa, and his father, Cisco Guevara.


Books by this Author

Love Child


My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Rise above it

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Shakespeare: "Was it fun?  Was it you?  Why did you stop?"

Nelson Mandela: "How is it that anger seems not even to touch you?"

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. An English oak tree.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. right here in my house in Taos, New Mexico. If not here, on a remote beach in Mexico.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. losing my son

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