"According to the artist, teaching 7th grade English allows her to remember the awe she felt when first introduced to classic literature and authors as a child. She then uses that memory to produce her linocuts and prints. “Each year I find new favorite lines in these books from the classic canon,” she says. “These lines and characters support me at my lowest, add joy to my life, and give richness and depth to my life. These authors give us so much.”"