Molly Krause graduated from The University of Kansas with a degree in Social Welfare but spent the last twenty years as a restaurateur. She co-authored “The Flavorful Kitchen Cookbook” and her debut novel “Joy Again” was published by Bedazzled Ink in May 2016. Links to her published essays may be found at www.molly-krause.com. In addition to completing her memoir, she teaches writing at the Lawrence Arts Center and is the Zinn Creative Artist in Residence at Liberty Memorial Central Middle School. Reliving her youth in adult ballet class is a highlight of her week. She and her husband live in Lawrence, Kansas with their two teenage daughters.