Dawn Leas’ work has appeared online at Gold Wake Press, Willows Wept Review, Writer’s Bloc, and Southern Women’s Review, as well as in Interstice, and as a part of 2009 Poetry in Transit project. She has work forthcoming in 2010 Poetry in Transit. In October 2010, Finishing Line Press will release her first chapbook, I Know When to Keep Quiet. She earned an MFA in creative writing from Wilkes University, and currently teaches English at Wyoming Seminary in northeastern Pennsylvania where she resides with her husband and two sons. She is grateful to be able to say that she survived her oldest son’s first year in college.