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 as well as co-publisher and chief editor for Almost Anything Publications, LLC. She also has worked as a high school English and English Language Learner teacher, middle school French 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, specifically Book 1: "Rooted Hearts."


Plus, her short story, "The Bridge," is now available in the Young Crush anthology, and her short story "A Stitch in Time" is available in the Storybook Pub 2 anthology. Coming later this year... "Resonance," which will be featured in a Halloween anthology and "Navidad Nights," a Mexican-themed short story in a Christmas anthology. She will also have five other short stories coming out in anthologies in 2022, including "Beyond Existing," a second-chance romance in a single-parent romance anthology.



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 now on sale. 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.

Author Spotlight on Think Ahead Kids

Think Ahead Kids welcomes Victoria as a featured author.

Learn about her children's books: "Bartleby the Brave" and "Tears for the Butterfly."

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.

Live Author Spotlight with Quinn P. Cummings

Interview Podcasts

Victoria and Quinn talk about "Bartleby the Brave," the new children's book "Tears for the Butterfly," and a little about her novels.

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)

Authors & More with Karen Kelly

Karen interviews Victoria about her books and life and contributions to the publishing industry.

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

Good Morning Aurora on the News

Victoria and her kids infiltrated the new on 6/17/2021 at Good Morning Aurora.

It was chaos, but it was fun, full of juice, hugs, laughs, art, and books. Thanks Curtis.

Interview with Pink Frog Books

Victoria was intereviewd by Pink Frog Books for the newsletter.

Read the July 2021 issue.

Empowered Publicity's Neighborly Reviews Bookcast

Actor David Newell, the Speedy Delivery Man Mr. McFeely from "Mr. Roger's Neighborhood gave a stunning review of "Bartleby the Brave."

The Bartleby segment begins at 18:30

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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