Violeta Garcia-Mendoza is a Spanish-American poet, writer, teacher, and suburban wildlife photographer. Her first full-length collection, Songs for the Land-Bound, is forthcoming from June Road Press (September 2024). Violeta’s work has appeared in numerous literary journals, and been nominated multiple times for both the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. She was awarded a Sustainable Arts Foundation grant in 2022. Violeta lives with her husband, children, and pack of rescue dogs on a small certified wildlife habitat in western Pennsylvania.


Violeta is available for in-person and virtual speaking engagements, events, and workshops. Please contact her here for booking.