Julene Tripp Weaver is a psychotherapist and writer in Seattle. Her third book of poetry, truth be bold—Serenading Life & Death in the Age of AIDS, was published Spring 2017 by Finishing Line Press. Julene worked for 21 years in AIDS services. She is widely published in journals and anthologies. Her poems can be found online at: Anti-Heroin Chic, River & South Review, The Seattle Review of Books, HIV Here & Now, and Writing in a Woman's Voice.