Victoria Zackheim is the author of the novel, The Bone Weaver, and editor of five anthologies— Canadian bestseller The Other Woman: 21 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; He Said What? Women Write About the Moments When Everything Changed; and Exit Laughing: How Humor Takes the Sting Out of Death.
Victoria adapted five essays from The Other Woman anthology and created a play that was under development at The Berkeley Repertory Theatre and is now being developed in New York. She wrote the screenplay MAIDSTONE, a feature film now in development with Identity Films, and the documentary film Where Birds Never Sang: The Story of Ravensbrück and Sachsenhausen Concentration Camps, which aired nationwide on PBS. Victoria has completed a play based on the memoir Entangled: A Chronicle of Late Love, which had its first reading on September 9, 2013. She teaches Personal Essay in the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, is a frequent speaker/instructor at writing conferences and for women’s organizations in the United States and Europe, and is a 2010 San Francisco Library Laureate.
Victoria will be teaching her renowned workshop, “The Acorn,” at the morning session of Women At Woodstock’s first Writing Workshop on October 9, 2013 in Woodstock, NY.