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Linda Lowen is an award-winning writer and radio producer who has earned national recognition for her coverage of women's issues, medicine and health, and parenting. She is co-host/producer of the weekly health and wellness show Take Care on WRVO Public Media, an NPR affiliate in upstate New York.
Linda is the founder of AlwaysWantedToWrite.com, a writing studio that offers in-person and online workshops for beginner to intermediate writers. She teaches creative non-fiction writing at the Downtown Writer’s Center in Syracuse, NY where her classes run the gamut from memoir to blogging. She also presents workshops at writing festivals and women’s conferences
She is the editor of Hopeful, Grateful, Strong, an anthology of cancer survivor stories (June 2015). Her essay “Hillary Clinton, Everymother,” appears in the anthology Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox (November 2015), edited by Joanne Bamberger. The book was designated an Amazon Hot New Release and won a Next Generation Indie Book Award in the Women’s Issues category.
As editor/writer/content producer for Women’s Issues at About.com, she has written over 2400 articles and blog posts on issues that have an impact on women’s lives.
Her micro memoir Pat the Bunny was published in The Writer Magazine in December 2017, spurring her to create a workshop to teach the form to others. Currently she's working on a craft book, Writing Micro Memoir. Linda has presented workshops at the Chautauqua Writers' Festival, HippoCamp 2019, Pyramid Lake Women's Writing Retreat, and at writing conferences across the Northeast.
This is Linda’s third Festival as a participating writer and she will be offering the Writing Workshop, “GOING DEEP WITH MICRO MEMOIR”.
Chicken Soup For The Soul: Volunteering and Giving Back
Amy Newmark (Editor) Linda Lowen (Contributor) - Non-fiction
Hopeful Grateful Strong - Linda Lowen (Editor)
- Cancer Survivor Stories
Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox
Joanne C. Bamberger (Editor), Linda Lowen (Contributor) - Non-fiction