My Word: Bio

A freelance writer since 2001, Lynda writes about people, places and subjects which catch her imagination. She is a founding member and past president of the Fraser Valley chapter of the Professional Writers Association of Canada.

Lynda is an experienced writer with wide-ranging interests. She not only adapts well to requirements of different genres and editors, but also responds promptly and creatively to her clients’ needs.

Her book reviews, essays and feature stories have appeared in the Globe and Mail as well as various journals, anthologies, newspapers and magazines nationally and internationally. In 2010 “Pure Wool” Lynda’s creative non-fiction entry in the CBC Literary Awards Competition made the list of finalists.

Prior to her retirement in 2010 Lynda worked for 34 years as a teacher in Delta School District, teaching all ages and numerous subjects from kindergarten to English 12. For more than a decade she coordinated a Japan-Canada home stay exchange program between Delta, BC and four Hoi-gun School Districts in Aichi, Japan. Lynda also worked as a Curriculum Coordinator in Delta, and  a Faculty Associate supervising student teachers at Simon Fraser University.

 

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