About Me

Victoria Lindstrom
Occupation: Author.
Location: Pacific Northwest, U.S.A.

Interests
Hiking in the woods, gardening, bicycling, and, of course, reading. Volunteering occasionally at our local community library and being an active member of the SCBWI keep me busy as well. Spending time with my husband and our three grown sons is my favorite thing to do.

Favorite Children's Books
The Wind in the Willows, Winnie the Pooh, Heidi, The Velveteen Rabbit, A Wrinkle in Time, The Story of Ferdinand,  the Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, the Boxcar Children series, The Chronicles of Narnia, Matilda, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh.

More recently -
The Tale of Despereaux - by Kate DiCamillo
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon - by Grace Lin
A Single Shard - by Linda Sue Park
Dead End in Norvelt - by Jack Gantos
Wildwood - by Colin Meloy
The Peculiar - by Stefan Bachmann
Under the Egg - by Laura Marx Fitzgerald

Work History
Former dental hygienist

Writing History
Poems Published:
Teach Me of Your Ways - included in the anthology Praise Him
You're the Only One - included in the anthology His Precious Love

Books Published:
The Scandinavian Santa was my debut illustrated short story; released by Deeds Publishing in Sept. 2014. It was illustrated by my husband: Michael Lindstrom. http://michaellindstromartist.com/
The Tale of Willaby Creek is an animal fantasy novel that released in June 2015 from Thistleberry Books.
Journey to Snowdonia is my second illustrated short story - it will release in Sept. 2017. This second Lindstrom Wintertime Tale was illustrated by Michael Lindstrom and released by Thistleberry Books.

I have also completed one other middle grade manuscript:
Livvi Biddle and the Secret at Stonehenge - a magical realism novel, the first book in a proposed middle grade series.

Seeking agent.

My present WIP (work in progress) is Journey to Snowdonia - a picture book. I am also outlining Book II in the Livvi Biddle Series.

NaNoWriMo Winner 2011.

Member: SCBWI
Member: USBBY
Member: Willamette Writers

Credits:
Photography by Michael Lindstrom or Victoria Lindstrom,
unless otherwise noted.

Contact:
Victoria@victorialindstrom.com
www.victorialindstrom.com