Connie Woodring is a 75-year-old retired psychotherapist/educator/social activist who is getting back to her true love of writing after 45 years in her real job. She has a B.A.in English from Penn State University, getting great marks from John Barth and Paul West. She has a MSS from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. She has had 27 poems accepted for publication/published in various American and British presses, including one nominated for the 2017 Pushcart Prize by Dime Show Review. Three short stories which are excerpts from her yet-to-be published novel, “Visiting Hours,” and four articles from her yet-to-be-published non-fiction book, “What Power? Which People? Reflections on Power Abuse and Empowerment,” have been published.