Victoria Nelson American Writer

Victoria Nelson – Writer


Sylvia Plachy photo credit

Born Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, California

Homeschooled on the schooner Comrade, St. Petersburg and Valparaiso, Florida, ages 4-9 Elementary, middle and high school in La Jolla and Encinitas, California B.A., University of California, Berkeley.

Arrestee in the Free Speech Movement, 1964.

M.A. University of Toronto

Two years in Cambridge, Mass., followed by ten years in the Hawaiian Islands.

Returned to the U.S. mainland on January 4, 1981, the day of Ronald Reagan’s inauguration.
Residing in the San Francisco Bay Area ever since.

Teaching in the Goddard College MFA Creative Writing program since 2007. 

Modern Language Association Scaglione Prize in Comparative Literary Studies, 2002

Guggenheim Fellowship, 2016 



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