Cecilia began her writing career at the University of California-Berkeley where she reported for the campus newspaper, the Daily Californian, and edited the campus magazine, The Pelican. After earning a degree in journalism, she worked on the staffs of The Stockton Record, The San Francisco Chronicle and the Hollywood Sun-Tattler. She moved into broadcast journalism, reporting and producing for WPBT, The Associated Press Radio, WSVN, WLTV, WSCV, Telemundo Productions and National Public Radio.
Her work has appeared in Latina Magazine, Latina Style, Upstairs at the Duroc (journal of the Paris Writing Workshop), Accent Miami and Le Siecle de George Sand (an anthology).
Cecilia has a master's degree in English Literature from the University of Miami and a master's in fine arts in creative writing from Florida International University. She teaches composition and literature at Broward College and Palm Beach State College. The best part: working from her home office, she gets to write every day.