Rebecca Villarreal is the author of The Amazing Adventures of Selma Calderón, A Globetrotting Magical Mystery of Courage, Food & Friendship (Mama Chelo Press, 2015). She donates 5% of net profits to Teaching for Change. Based in California, Rebecca is a big believer in the magic of everyday life with a passion for peace, travel, education and food. For 30 years, her poems, essays and stories have been published in literary outlets such as The Paterson Review, Gargoyle and the anthologies Full Moon on K Street: Poems About Washington, DC and Poets Against the War. Performing on television, radio and stage, she’s been featured in the Huffington Post, The Washington Post and The Chicago Tribune. She’s currently at work on her second novel.