Corinne O'Shaughnessy is a retired New York City public middle school, high school, and adult education literacy teacher. Her essays have been published in reideasjournal.com, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, and HerStry.com. Her short story "For Forever" was recently published in SurvivorLit.org. She is currently whittling all her possessions down to put in storage. She is going to live in Mexico to study Spanish. If not now, when?