Violeta Garcia-Mendoza is a Spanish-American poet, writer, and photographer. She is a member of Carlow University’s Madwomen in the Attic Writing Workshops. Her work has appeared in a variety of literary journals, and has been nominated multiple times for both the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. Violeta was awarded a Sustainable Arts Foundation grant in 2022. She lives with her family in western Pennsylvania.