KSFR RADIO 101.1FM SANTA FE NM
Producer and Host: Abigail Adler
Guest: Allegra Huston
Internationally published writer, editor and screenwriter, Allegra Huston has just published a new book, SAY MY NAME . It's about a love affair between an older woman and a younger man.
Allegra Huston's articles have appeared in many publications including Newsweek, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, The Times, London, People and Mothering. She wrote, and produced an award-winning short film- GOOD LUCK, MR GORSKI in 2011.
Her first book, a memoir, LOVE CHILD, was published in 2009. It tells the story of her childhood as the daughter of a ballerina mother and famous actor/director father, John Huston. Her world is turned upside down at the age of 4 when her mother is killed in a car accident and she goes to live with her father, her sister Angelica Huston and brother Tony Huston. Her world is shaken again when she finds out that she is actually the love child of her mother and her mother's lover, a British aristocrat.
Huston grew up in London, Ireland, Long Island, Los Angeles, and Mexico. She was educated at Oxford. Currently, Huston is a freelance book editor. Authors she has worked with include Edna O'Brian, Jane Goodall and two Nobel Prize winning economists.
Huston has lived in Northern New Mexico for 19 years.