Edwina Portelle Romero, Boston born and bred, earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from California State University Dominguez Hills, a Master of Arts from New Mexico Highlands University, and the Doctor of Philosophy at The University of New Mexico. She's been writing since she could hold a pencil and published personal and scholarly essays, short fiction, poetry, and historical articles.

In progress are an historical novel set at Fort Union, New Mexico, in 1881, a photographic history of Las Vegas, New Mexico, from 1835-1935, and a collection of short fiction.