Originally from Cali, Colombia, Verónica Jordán-Sardi immigrated to the United States with her immediate family as a young teen fleeing sociopolitical unrest. She holds a B.A. in English Literature and French from the University of Florida an M.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of Iowa and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from California College of the Arts. Her work can be found in the Columbia Journal and the Comparative Literature Commons. Verónica currently lives and writes in San Francisco, California.