Leslie Gonzalez was born in Indio, California. She was raised with the of love reading fantasy, space-travel and chilling ghost stories, and never went without a stocked library full of her favorite genres. She’s a recent graduate at California State University, Northridge, receiving a degree in English: Creative Writing and a minor in illustration. She’s worked as a freelance illustrator at her university newspaper, The Daily Sundial, and worked as a publishing intern at Creative Age Publications in Van Nuys, California. On her free time, Leslie enjoys cycling around the desert with her dad, and likes to take her pup- Daisy- for long walks and hikes in their signature yellow backpack. Aside from her love of writing, Leslie loves to paint, draw and hide in libraries and bookstores. You can find her in the new adult fiction and reference aisle.
Students: Leslie Gonzalez Palm Desert MFA