Yvonne Higgins Leach is the author of Another Autumn (Cherry Grove Collections, 2014). Her poems have been published in The South Carolina Review, South Dakota Review, Spoon River Review, The Cimarron Review, POEM, and others. She spent decades balancing a career in communications and public relations, raising a family, and pursuing her love of writing poetry. Her latest passion is working with shelter dogs. She splits her time living on Vashon Island and in Spokane, Washington.