Caroline LeBlanc left a thirty year career in psychotherapy in 2006 to create art and write. In 2011 she received her MFA in Creative Writing from Spalding University. Her poetry and essays have been published in the US and abroad. Smokey Ink and a Touch of Honeysuckle, her first chapbook, was published in 2010. She is currently working on a poem series about the Acadian Deportation Saga and the 19th – 20th century immigration experience of French Canadians who came to work in New England mills, as well as writing about her experiences as an Army Nurse and spouse.