Victoria Zackheim

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Victoria Zackheim is the author of the novel The Bone Weaver and editor of five anthologies, the most recent being Exit Laughing: How Humor Takes the Sting Out of Death. Her screenplay, Maidstone, is in development, as is her play, Entangled. She writes documentary films and teaches creative nonfiction/personal essay in the UCLA Extension Writers' Program. Victoria is a 2010 San Francisco Library Laureate. She lives in San Francisco, California.

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Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. A Garden Story, Angle of Repose

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Everything is possible, so take a deep breath and write from the heart.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. The honesty of the writers in your book has changed my life.

Q. What is your favorite television show?

A. MI5 and The Black List