Victor Lodato-March 1

Victor Lodato is a playwright and the author of two critically acclaimed novels. Edgar and Lucy was called “a riveting and exuberant ride” by the New York Times, and his novel Mathilda Savitch, winner of the PEN USA Award, was hailed as “a Salingeresque wonder of a first novel.” Victor’s stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Best American Short Stories. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the NEA. Born and raised in New Jersey, Victor currently divides his time between Ashland, Oregon, and Tucson, Arizona.