Linda Dunlap

51nydtxrnllLinda L. Dunlap began her second career as a fiction writer in the late eighties after a successful career as a registered nurse. Her first story, “I’m Here, Mr. Sullivan,” was published by Pencil Press Quarterly in 1987. Since then, she’s had numerous short works published in literary and university presses across the country including The Crescent Review, Florida Magazine, RE:AL, Timber Creek Review, and Savannah Literary Journal.

She was awarded artist’s fellowship grants from the Florida Department of Cultural Affairs in 1996, in 2000 and again in 2010, and her short story, “Goldenrod” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2010. A native of Georgia, she now lives in Winter Park, Florida and tries to write every day.