Victoria Loustalot* is a speaker, teacher, and author. She has written for the New York Times, the New Yorker online, the Onion, Women’s Wear Daily, and Publishers Weekly, among many other publications. Her writing has been acquired by The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Thomas J. Watson Library as well as Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. She earned her BA as well as her MFA from Columbia University in New York City, where she also taught undergraduate writing. In addition, she previously worked at Twitter as the global program manager for @TwitterMoments. She is the author of Future Perfect: A Skeptic's Search for an Honest Mystic, the memoir This Is How You Say Goodbye, and Living Like Audrey, a meditation on the life and career of Audrey Hepburn.          

*Surname Pronunciation: (LOO – STA – LOW)