Violetta Leigh completed the Creative Writing program at the University of Victoria with a focus on fiction and a second major in Environmental Studies with a focus on political ecology.
Violetta has been published by SAND Journal, Minola Review, In Shades Mag, So to Speak, and HER Collective. Active Fiction Project featured her as part of their 2015 installation series. AFP create real life Choose-Your-Own-Adventure stories in public spaces for readers to discover exploring the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood of Vancouver. She coordinates events with Real Vancouver Writers’ Series, a curated inclusive and independent literary arts reading series that celebrates world-class writers.
From the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, with a present base of operations in Vancouver.
She thinks perfection is ugly and in the things humans make want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion.