Victoria Namkung is a Los Angeles-based writer and author. Her work has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, TIME, The Huffington Post, style.com, xoJane.com, and The Toast, among others. She is the author of the forthcoming novel, The Things We Tell Ourselves, which is a literary examination of the damage that one generation can inflict on the next and the compromises we all make between our idealism and life’s realities, between what we desire and doing the right thing.