Ms. Druch was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she still resides. In high school she was published in the literary magazine all four years. In college, she majored in English literature. After leaving college she, spent her early adult life caring for her husband and two children – her daughter Eva Marie died in 1985 and she is presently divorced and has a surviving son Leon. She is an accomplished pianist and a professional artist as well as a professional writer, having taken a number of visual arts (mainly watercolors) courses. She has had five group shows and eighteen one-person shows and continues her works. Her poetry has been professionally awarded, recorded, published numerous times locally, nationally, and internationally in Philadelphia Poetry Forum, newsletters, anthologies by the National and International Library of Poetry, and she is a lifetime member of the International Society of Poets. The first solo book of poetry Seasons in Shadow was published by Sterlinghouse Publisher, Pittsburgh, PA in 1996. This is her second solo poetry collection. She’s also had three songs she wrote recorded by Rainbow Records, California and has sold some of those cassettes as well as illustrations, paintings, and poetry.