Joan Leotta has been playing with words since childhood. She has published or has work forthcoming in Red Wolf , Knox Literary Magazine, A Quiet Courage, Eastern Iowa Review, Silver Birch and in a previous edition of Postcard Poems and Prose. In addition to her work as an award-winning journalist for the Sun News and other papers, short story writer, author of four novels, Joan performs folklore and one-woman shows on historic figures. She lives in Calabash,NC, where she walks the beach with husband Joe and collects shells, pressed pennies and memories. You can check out her Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Joan-Leotta-Author-and-Story-Performer/188479350973.