Karen Lethlean is a retired English teacher with work published in Barbaric Yawp, Ken*Again, and Pendulum Papers. She has won a number of awards through Australian and UK competitions. Her piece, "Bleached Bones" won Wild Words Solstice Short Story writing competition and short story, "LandLore," was published in TheBangalore Review. Karen is currently working on a memoir titled "Army Girl",addressing her military service from 1972 to 1976. In her other life Karen is a triathlete who completed Hawaii Ironman championships twice.