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L. M. Quinn's Biography

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L. A.
Sep 2009

L. M. (Linda) Quinn lives in L.A. and writes mystery, memoir, and mayhem that reflect the L.A. scene’s good, bad, and ugly.

She’s a member of Sisters in Crime and SCBWI, and is currently working on a YA mystery (contemporary and multicultural) set in L.A.

Her short stories: "A Not So Clear Case of Murder" included in the anthology Hit List: The Best of Latino Mystery; and "The Red Lipstick" included in the YA anthology You Don't Have a Clue (both books from Arte Público Press). She also had her personal essay ("A Grown-up") accepted in the anthology Our Spirit, Our Reality: Celebrating Our Stories.

Look for her at some of the following conferences: Literary Orange, CA Crime Writers Conference, So CA Writers Conference, SCBWI Writers Day (LA), and the SCWBI Summer Conference (LA)

Influences

Collette
Anais Nin
Raymond Chandler
Dashiell Hammet

Upcoming Works

Novel set in L. A. (in progress)

Recommended Links

Publishers

Arte Publico Press

Interests & Hobbies