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.
Victoria’s 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
Her new children’s 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