Allegra Huston

ALLEGRA HUSTON was born in London and raised in Ireland, Long Island, and Los Angeles. She has worked with Chatto & Windus publishers in London and Weidenfeld & Nicolson, where she was Editorial Director from 1990 to 1994. A freelance writer and editor for more than ten years, her work has appeared in The Times, the Independent, the Tatler, and Harper’s Bazaar (all in the UK), in French Vogue, and in the U.S. in People magazine, the Santa Fean, and Mothering. She lives in Taos, New Mexico, with her six-year-old son, Rafa, and his father, Cisco Guevara.

 

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Love Child

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Rise above it

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Ahab, if he's a villain.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. hearing my son laugh

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Whitewater rafting. Messing with the decor of my house. English crossword puzzles.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. This changes. Right now, Camille Desmoulins in Hilary Mantel's A Place of Greater Safety.

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