Karen Braucher is the author of four poetry collections, the most recent being <a href="Aqua Curves“>Aqua Curves, which won the national Stevens competition. She’s published in many literary journals, including The Spoon River Poetry Journal, Nimrod, Pool, Rattle, The Worcester Review, and others. Her humorous mother-daughter amateur sleuth mystery novel, <a href="Poetic License to Kill“>Poetic License To Kill (under the name K.B. Tobin), is available in book and e-book formats. Check out her poetry website and hear her read her poetry. She is the mother of one daughter, adopted from China.