Linda Heuring

Linda Heuring is a prize-winning author of fiction and non-fiction.  She writes  character-driven short stories, first-person travel pieces, feature stories,  essays, and articles on the environment, particularly the inland waterways.

A Southern Writer at Heart

She was awarded the Fish International Short Story Prize (judge David Mitchell), the Rash Award in Fiction (judge Alan Michael Parker), was shortlisted for the Bridport Prize (UK) and placed in the Elizabeth Simpson Smith Short Story Prize (judge Daniel Handler). Her short stories have been nominated for the Best of the Web and the Pushcart Prize.

    Her debut short story collection, A Woman Walked into the Bar, was published by All Nations Press in 2017.

    Heuring earned a degree in English composition from DePauw University, and she has worked as a journalist and newspaper editor and held global positions in corporate communications/marketing.  She's lived in at least eight states (English major, not a math major), currently residing  in South Carolina with her husband, David Whatley.

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