Teresa Dawn Driver is a poet and a teacher. She spent 20 years working in technical theatre prior to receiving her certification as a K-12 Teacher (HS English, MS Math). She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts from California State University, Chico. She is the past Executive Director for Tucson Poetry Festival and co-founded the Ocotillo Poetry Slam, Tucson’s first nationally certified slam venue. She lives in Tucson with her husband and two children. She currently teaches AP Literature, Creative Writing, and Junior English at Desert View High School, where she also co-sponsors the poetry club and runs the Student Critics program in conjunction with UApresents.