About the Author
Victoria Zackheim is the author of the novel The Bone Weaver and editor of six anthologies. She transformed five essays from her first anthology, The Other Woman, into a play which had one-night-only simultaneous readings at twenty-one US theater venues, with more than $10,000 in proceeds going to local women’s shelters. Her play Entangled is in pre-production. Victoria’s screenplay, MAIDSTONE, is with director Peter Werner, her screenplay ROZZY is in development. She is the writer of the documentary, Where Birds Never Sang: The Story of Ravensbruck and Sachsenhausen Concentration Camps, aired nationwide by PBS. She teaches Personal Essay in the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, is a speaker and instructor at writers’ conferences in the US, Canada, Mexico, and Europe, and a keynote speaker for women’s organizations nationwide. She is a San Francisco Library Laureate.