Denise Tanner received her B.A. in English from Indiana University Southeast in 1997, a Master of Arts in English at the University of Louisville in 2000, and a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Spalding University in 2004. She began her teaching career in literature as a GTA for Indiana University Southeast in 1998. From 1999 to 2004, she taught a variety of English classes as an adjunct for IUS, JCC, and U of L. In 2004, she began teaching full time as a term faculty member at the University of Louisville, where she eventually developed online classes in Composition and Business Writing. Currently, Denise teaches both Business Writing and Freshman Composition online.