Eloise Bruce is the author of Rattle ( CavenKerry Press 2004) and her work has appeared in many journals and anthologies. She is a member of Cool Women a performance and critic group and is included in their five anthologies and two CD’s. She has been a featured reader at the Dodge Poetry Festival. She holds an MFA in directing from the University of Alabama, an M Ed in Secondary English from Mercer University, and a BFA in Theater from Wesleyan College. She has attended a Sarah Lawrence College’s Writer’s Workshop and has been a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Eloise received a NJSCA Fellowship in Poetry for 1998 and been on staff and a member of the advisory broad for the The Frost Place Center for the Arts. During the following theater employment, she adapted over 20 works of children’s literature for the stage: Creative Theater, Artistic Director; Idaho Theater for Youth, Artistic Director; Director , Idaho Shakespeare Festival; and Asolo Theater in Sarasota, Florida, Education Director.