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.

From the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, with a present base of operations in the City of Vancouver – located on the ancestral and unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.

She thinks perfection is ugly and in the things humans make want to see scars, failure, disorder, distortion.