Karen Lethlean is a retired English teacher. With fiction which has appeared in the Barbaric Yawp, Ken*Again, Pendulum Papers and has won a few awards through Australian and UK competitions. Including Best of Times, with Bum Joke, Froth and Bubble literary festival with, Long Haired Weirdo and Wild Words with a piece titled Red, Yellow and Black. Almond Tree received a commendation from Lorian Hemingway Short Fiction competition and was published in Pretty Owl Poetry Journal. South Coast Writer’s placed Walk on the Wild Side on their website. In her other life Karen is a triathlete who has done Hawaii Ironman championships twice.