Victoria Sottosanti is a writer of essays, memoir, stories, and poems. She received her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the University of New Hampshire, where she was the recipient of the 2017 Nonfiction Prize. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Creative Nonfiction, The Rumpus, Litro Magazine, the Atticus Review, and the Ruminate Blog, among others. Her writing has also made it as a semi-finalist in River Teeth Journal and in the 2018 VanderMey Nonfiction Prize. Currently, she is revising a memoir.
Victoria teaches junior and senior high English Language Arts, Literature, and AP Language & Composition in Vermont's Upper Valley. Cultivating a passion for reading and writing within her students is one of her greatest joys. In addition to teaching, Victoria has years of training and experience as a writing coach, dance instructor, performing artist, fund-developer, and public speaker. She loves finding new ways to share her passions and come alongside others in their endeavors to communicate, create, and grow.