With their story: 'A Mother's Dilemma'
Victor Lodato is the author of Edgar and Lucy (St. Martin’s Press, US; Head of Zeus, UK). The novel was hailed as “a riveting and exuberant ride” by the New York Times, and called “Wonder-filled and magisterial” by the Chicago Tribune. His first novel, Mathilda Savitch (Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, US; Fourth Estate, UK) was deemed a “Best Book of the Year” by The Christian Science Monitor, Booklist, and The Globe and Mail, and received the PEN USA Award for Fiction. Victor is a Guggenheim Fellow, as well as the recipient of fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts, The Camargo Foundation (France), and The Bogliasco Foundation (Italy). His short fiction and essays have been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Granta, and Best American Short Stories. He has twice been on the shortlist for The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award (now The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award). Born and raised in New Jersey, Victor currently divides his time between Tucson, Arizona and Ashland, Oregon.