Tracy Rothschild Lynch has written poetry and creative nonfiction for more than 20 years. She holds an MA from Virginia Commonwealth University and an MFA from Queens University of Charlotte. When not writing, she reads, plays tennis, watches movies, and divides her time between her home in Glen Allen, Virginia and London, where she currently lives with her husband Mike and a handsome one-eyed Shih Tzu named Fergus. Her two daughters attend university in the U.S. Among Tracy’s publications are: “One Hundred Mothers,” HerStry online journal, May 2020; “First Shower” and “Chemo, Round One,” Fall/Winter 2018 Medical Literary Messenger; “Take a Swing,” Life in 10 Minutes; “Second Chances,” in the second anthology of The Cancer Poetry Project, 2013—read aloud at the World Cancer Day event in London, 2013; “Inappropriate,” in the Fall 2011 Brain,Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers. This essay received a Pushcart Prize Honorable Mention, 2013. It was also listed as one of Brain,Child’s Top 15 Essays in 15 Years.