Linda Lappin

00157 Rome

Author's Bio

I write novels, short fiction, personal essays and travel essays. I am particularly interested in writers of the 1920s. I teach creative writing workshops in Europe based on my creative writing guide: The Soul of Place: A Creative Writing Workbook: Ideas and Exercises for Conjuring the Genius Loci

Publications and Prizes

Katherine's Wish
(Wordcraft of Oregon, 2008)
, Signatures in Stone: A Bomarzo Mystery
(Pleasure Boat Studio, 2013)
, The Etruscan
(Wynkin de Worde, 2004)
, The Soul of Place -A Creative Writing Workbook: Ideas and Exercises for Conjuring the Genius Loci
(Travelers' Tales, 2015)
Greece a Love Story
(Seal Press, 2013)
, Tanzania on Tuesday
(New Rivers Press, 1997)
Agni, Alimentum, Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, Rain Taxi, Southern Indiana Review, Story Quarterly, The Literary Review, The Writer, The Writer's Chronicle, Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature, Web del Sol, World Wide Writers
Prizes Won: 
2015 Nautilus Award gold medal in the category Creative Process for THE SOUL OF PLACE. 2014 Overall Winner The Daphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery and Suspense writing: Best Mystery of 2013 for SIGNATURES IN STONE: a Bomarzo Mystery 2012 Bronze Medal Travelers Tales in the personal essay 2010: second place in fiction for THE ETRUSCAN at the New York Festival of Books 2009 IPPY gold medal award in historical fiction for KATHERINE'S WISH, based on the life of Katherine Mansfield.

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Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer
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Last updated: May 13, 2016