Susan Barr-Toman is the author of the novel "When Love Was Clean Underwear". A Pushcart nominee, her work has appeared in Purple Clover, Manifest-Station, Philadelphia Stories, Watershed Review and r.kv.r.y. quarterly literary journal among others. She has taught creative writing at Temple University and Rosemont College. As a lifelong student of writing and mindfulness, she practices both every day. Susan leads Mindful Writing workshops and retreats, in which participants connect with their creativity through meditation, writing exercises and sharing. Visit her at www.susanbarrtoman.com.