Veronica Hilda Torres was born in Los Angeles, California to Mexican immigrated parents. She grew up in a large family being taught that having a strong work ethic along with determination will make her dreams a reality. For the past ten years she has taught in a public school in the heart of Los Angeles. In 2013 she published her first children's book, My Mommy's Sweater, which won the Reader's Favorite Award in 2014. In her spare time Veronica enjoys reading books to her son as well as continue writing stories to inspire and share with others.