Susan has been writing poetry, stories and essays since she could hold a crayon! She also holds her BA in English from UCLA, a master’s degree from Yale, and teaching credentials from Pepperdine. A former language arts teacher, Bernardo facilitates creativity workshops for adults and stays in close touch with her inner flower child by dancing, raising cats and chickens, sculpting, painting, tide pooling and taking nature hikes with her two sons. She is a published poet and is currently revising her first YA novel. Susan's children's book, Sun Kisses, Moon Hugs, is a picture book with a simple but powerful message:love lasts forever. It's available at Amazon.com. Susan writes for HopeAfterDivorce.org, FamilyShare.com, LAFamily.com, and CupidsPulse. Visit Susan's website at www.sunkissesmoonhugs.com, follow her on Twitter @SusanBernardo.