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Victoria Logue is a graduate of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia. After graduation, Victoria worked as a writer for two daily newspapers in Georgia—the Warner Robins Daily Sun and The Rome News-Tribune. During that time, she garnered awards for her feature writing and personal columns from the Georgia Press Association and the Special Olympics. She and her husband, Frank, also spent two months in Kathmandu, Nepal, documenting daily life and customs.
In 1988, the Logues quit their jobs to hike the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail. For six months they backpacked across the backbone of the eastern United States from Georgia to Maine. Upon returning home, the Logues wrote their first book, The Appalachian Trail Backpacker, which was published in 1991 by Menasha Ridge Press.
They went on to write a number of other books related to hiking, the outdoors and travel including Victoria’s Hiking and Backpacking: Essential Skills to Advanced Techniques. The books they co-authored include The Best of the Appalachian Trail: Day Hikes, The Best of the Appalachian Trail: Overnight Hikes, Kids Outdoors, Touring the Backroads of North and South Georgia, Georgia Outdoors and The Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Logues have also supplied writing and photography to a variety of regional, national and international magazines.
The Logues have appeared on CNN and numerous local TV and talk radio shows. The Logues were also guests on the Discovery Channel's series, “Go For It.” For more than two years, the Logues hosted a weekly online chat on long distance hiking for Backpacker magazine on America Online.
Victoria has served as the editor of the Old Dominion Sierran, The Brunswick News lifestyle section and Georgia's Coastal Illustrated. She was also a contributing editor for Outdoor Traveler, Mid-Atlantic Region.
Victoria continues working as an author and writer. She is a Tertiary in the Third Order, Society of Saint Francis, a certified labyrinth facilitator and is involved in promoting spirituality through leading retreats and dreamwork.
Victoria is an avid traveler who enjoys exploring both here in the United States and abroad. The Logues most recent trip with their daughter Griffin was a trip to Europe to explore Umbria, home of Saint Francis and a week in Villecroze in Provence.
Her most recent non-fiction work is a thorough revision to
the Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway. Her first novel,
was published in 2011 by Low Country Press.