Education: MA in English. Work Experence: ESL instructor, corporate trainer, translator. Writing experience: Poetry published in several anthologies, self-published children’s books. Inspirations: Perception of Shel Silverstein and Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska, wit and eloquence of Margaret Atwood, stories by Julia Donaldson, Mo Willems and Oliver Jeffers, music with a soul, my family. Pass times: experimental cooking without measuring cups, city trips, long walks, reading to my sons.