Rita Canas Mendes was born in 1984, in Lisbon.
Graduated in Philosophy, she worked for various publishing houses and, since 2011, is dedicated to literary consulting, translation and editing, as well as to copy and ghostwriting. Along the way, she has attended short training courses on typography and picture books. She is the author of a practical guide on the publishing industry (How to Publish Your Book).
The Cloud is her first book published by Pato Lógico.