Victoria J. Hyla (Author)/Victoria Hyla Maldonado (Author/Editor)
Victoria J. Hyla (Author)/Victoria Hyla Maldonado (Author/Editor)

Victoria J. Hyla / Victoria Hyla Maldonado

Victoria J. Hyla (Victoria Hyla Maldonado) is a Chicagoland native who has been writing all her life. She works as a freelance writer and editor. She also has worked as a high school English and English Language Learner teacher and director of several theatrical productions.



Victorias published works include the Hearts Drawn Wyld trilogy. Book 1: In Death We Part, Book 2: Running in the Mists, and Book 3: Awake in Elysian Fields are available for purchase on all major online book retailers as well as multiple digital platforms. The trilogy follows Brianna Wylder and Elyse Brennan Wylder as these women deal with loss and love and the world beyond.


She is working on a new romance trilogy called Hotel Brisas.


Plus, her short story, "The Bridge," is now available in the Young Crush anthology, and her short story "A Stitch in Time" is available for pre-order in the Storybook Pub 2 anthology. Coming later this year... a short story called "Resonance" that will be featured in a Halloween anthology and "Navidad Nights," a Mexican-themed short story in a Christmas anthology. She will also have four other short stories coming out in anthologies in 2022.



Victoria also is the author of the children's book Bartleby the Brave and its Spanish translation Miedosin el Valiente

Her new childrens book, Tears for the Butterly is ready for pre-orders as well (will be released in May 2021). Her new Monstery Donstery Dock is currently being illustrated.



Victoria also is the editor, compiler, organizer, and introduction writer for The Evidence I Have Lived: The Complete Writings of Lisa F. Gullo.



Victoria also contributed a short nonfiction personal essay to the book Life as a Woman by Romelia Lungu.

In the Media

Podcasts, Interviews, Radio Shows, and more.

Prolific Pulse Poetry Podcast

Poet Talk in Remembrance of Lisa F. Gullo with Victoria Hyla Maldonado

Watch this great interview as I speak about my work with Lisa's book "The Evidence I Have Lived."

The Relatable Voice with Lucia Matuonto

We gave a ride to Victoria Hyla Maldonado, a multitalented woman.

Victoria is a mother, wife, author and professional editor. She loves speaking many languages as well as traveling and enjoying new cultures. Listen on Spotify below.


Also listen here on Google Podcast or here on Breaker Audio.

Zaftyg Magazine

The Author Behind the Words Series

Meet Victoria J. Hyla. In this interview, part of a new series where Zaftyg will share with you the real stories and the people behind the word of talented artists, Victoria talks about her career, her characters and the power of language.

Uncut with Lucia Matuonto

Watch and listen as Lucia interviews Victoria about writing and her books and so much more!

Also available on a variety of platforms:
Facebook  LinkedIn  Twitter  Instagram  Book Shoutout on Instagram  
Flipboard  Google News App  DailyHunt App (mobile)

Podcast Interview at Good Morning Aurora

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Watch the Interview about my, my life in Aurora, and everything that I do!

Behind the Vision - Author Interview

Check out this extensive interview about the author.

Victoria delves into her childhood experiences and what motivates character and plot development.

Interview with The Authors Porch

Victoria was intereviewd by the Authors Porch.

Also available on LinkedIn.

Comfort Legacies Interview about Victoria and "Bartleby the Brave"

Watch and listen as Victoria talks about all her books, but especially "Bartleby the Brave."

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Dine Sherman's Stories and More

Dina Sherman does a read-aloud of "Bartleby the Brave."

And she even dresses up like Bartleby! 

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