About the author

Joyana Peters

Joyana Peters is the Indie author of the best-selling novel,<em>The Girl in the Triangle</em>. <em>The Girl in the Triangle</em> won the YA Spark Award from SCBWI, the Ben Franklin Award for Historical Fiction from IBPA, the Book Excellence Award for Multicultural Fiction and was a Top Five Finalist for <em>Shelf Unbound’s </em>Indie Best Book of the Year.<br><br>Joyana got her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of New Orleans in 2014. She has taught literature and composition on both the secondary and university levels. She also writes non-fiction and has been published in digital and print publications nationwide.<br><br>Joyana currently lives in Northern Virginia where she takes in the sights of DC with her two kids, husband, and goofy Yellow Lab, Gatsby.<br>