Linda Lappin

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer

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 & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Greece a Love Story (Seal Press, 2013)
Tanzania on Tuesday (New Rivers Press, 1997)
The Soul of Place -A Creative Writing Workbook: Ideas and Exercises for Conjuring the Genius Loci (Travelers' Tales, 2015)
Kenyon Review
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Rain Taxi
The Writer
The Writer's Chronicle
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Web del Sol


Signatures in Stone: A Bomarzo Mystery (Pleasure Boat Studio, 2013)
Katherine's Wish (Wordcraft of Oregon, 2008)
The Etruscan (Wynkin de Worde, 2004)
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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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Last update: May 13, 2016