About the Author

Viola Ware
Blurbarian Since June 2013
Name Viola Ware
Location Washington, United States
Gender Female
My Bio Viola Ware lives on the Olympic Peninsula where she works as Program Director of Dream U a work/training program and Drop-in center for homeless and at-risk youth and young adults in rural Clallam County.

Viola is currently in school full time pursuing a degree in Criminology and Gender Studies. She hopes to continue on to research. In 2012, Viola was named to the All-Washington Academic Team and has managed to maintain a place on the Dean's list for her academic efforts.

As well as having a number of articles and photos appear in The Buccaneer, Viola's poetry has been published in the Tidepools Literary Magazine's 2011, 2012, and 2013 issues, winning first place in the category of Student Writing in 2011 and first place in Adult Poetry in 2013. She has also had a number of poems appear in In Between Hangovers published in the UK, as well as in the second issue of Killpoet magazine.

Books by this author

Things I Don't Mind The World Knowing

Spoiler alert: I'm thinking my next book will be about...
I am currently trying to raise funds to supply disposable cameras to homeless and at-risk youth in rural Clallam county. They will use these cameras to record their lives and tell their stories from their own perspectives.