is the author of the novel The Bone Weaver and creator/editor of six anthologies. Her play, The Other Woman, based on her first anthology, was featured across the United States on November 9th, with simultaneous readings at more than twenty theater venues. Her play Entangled, adapted from a memoir, is in development, as is her screenplay, MAIDSTONE (with director Peter Werner). Her newest screenplay is based on Caroline Leavitt’s novel Meeting Rozzy Halfway. She is story developer and writer of Where Birds Never Sang:The Story of Ravensbruck and Sachsenhausen Concentration Camps, aired nationwide by PBS. Victoria teaches Personal Essay in the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, is an instructor at writers’ conferences in the US, Canada, Mexico, and Europe, and is part of Write Teachers, where she joins writers Anne Perry and Barbara Abercrombie in day-long workshops. (Their next workshop is July 17, at Flintridge Books in Los Angeles.) She founded Women’s Voices, a US-based literary event, and is a San Francisco Library Laureate.