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 includes the Hearts Drawn Wyld trilogy. Book 1: In Death We Part and 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.


Victoria is the editor and introduction author for The Evidence I Have Lived: The Complete Writings of Lisa F. Gullo.


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


Plus, her short story, "The Bridge," is being published in the Young Crush anthology, and her new children's book, Tears for the Butterly is currently being illustrated.

In the Media

Podcasts, Interviews, Radio Shows, and more.

The Reader's House magazine

Cover and Feature Article

Victoria was featured on the cover of this issue of The Reader's House magazine and an interview is contained in the feature article within. The article talks about her favorite authors, writing style, preferences and opinions about a variety of topics. 


Self-Publishing Queen Podcast

Talking about her romance trilogy and what goes into the publishing of a book.

Listen and watch

Radio Spotlight with Triangle Media

Listen to an interview as Victoria talks about writing in general and specifically "Awake in Elysian Fields."

Listen online.

Vodcast Interview with Pink Cloud 9

Victoria talks about Lisa's poetry book "The Evidence I Have Lived" and more.

Watch and listen below.

Interview with KidlioMag

Victoria is interviewed about her writing of children's books for this Indian publication promoting children's books.

Read on.

Reader Meets Writer

Victoria was the Guest Author for a beginning writers course in India.


Art N' Talk Interview

Victoria talks about Lisa's poetry book.

Full interview follows

All Author Interview

See an interview by AllAuthor.

Click the link below for more.

Featured in March Forth the Blog

Romance novels are talked about.

"In Death We Part" is recommended.

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