Valerie Tejeda (pronounced teh-heh-dah) is an author, editor, songwriter, and internationally published entertainment and lifestyle journalist. Her bylines have appeared in publications such as Vanity Fair, MTV, Teen Vogue, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Huffington Post, Latina, and more. Hollywood Witch Hunter (published by Bloomsbury and Audible) was her debut young adult urban fantasy novel and the first book she's written. She currently has new books in the works.
Valerie's interviewed celebrities, authors, fashion designers, and professional athletes for exclusive stories and she's had multiple articles cited in scholarly journals, including Oxford University Press. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
Valerie also creates specialized content for brands and has worked with companies such as Peet’s Coffee, Sony Pictures, and more. In addition, she has worked as a social media manager, marketer, and publicist.
In her free time, she can often be found binge-watching TV shows with her husband at their home in California. Valerie is represented by New Leaf Literary & Media.