My guest today had a long career with the postal service as a distribution clerk, accounting manager, CPA and auditor for the Inspector General’s office. Her poems and short fiction have appeared in publications such as 166 Palms, The Sonora Review, Lunch Ticket, and The Ear. Her novel “The Lockhart Women” was published in June 2021. It won first place in the Next Generation Indie Awards for first fiction and was a finalist in the Screencraft Cinematic Book Competition. She lives in Huntington Beach, California with her husband who plays ukulele and their terrorist cat Riley. Welcome to Authors Over 50, Mary Camarillo.