In continuation of the Who We Are section, this week we are highlighting LM's Literary Reflections Editorial Assistant, Violeta Garcia-Mendoza, is a Spanish-American poet and writer. Her poetry has appeared in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Cicada and Soleado, and her book reviews regularly appear in RainbowKids Magazine. Violeta posts Bluestocking columns and Bookshelf recommendations on her website, Turn People Purple, and writes about food, family, and the writing life at her blog, Feed Your Loves. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, their toddler son and daughter, both adopted as infants from Guatemala, and their two incorrigible dogs.
Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.
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