Victor Lodato is the author of two critically acclaimed novels. Edgar and Lucy was called "a riveting and exuberant ride" by the New York Times, and Mathilda Savitch, winner of the PEN USA Award, was hailed as "a Salingeresque wonder of a first novel." Mathilda Savitch, a "Best Book of the Year" according to The Christian Science Monitor, Booklist, and The Globe and Mail, won the Barnes & Noble Discover Prize and has been published in sixteen countries.
Victor is a Guggenheim Fellow, as well as the recipient of fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts, The Princess Grace Foundation, 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.
Victor was born and raised in New Jersey and currently divides his time between Ashland, Oregon and Tucson, Arizona.