A native of New York State, Linda holds an A.B. in English from Bowdoin College and an A.M. in Library Science from the University of Chicago. She has worked as a reference librarian at the University of Denver and at Tufts University.
After moving to Morgantown in 1994, Linda began work as a freelance copyeditor; she also worked for ten years as a part-time reference librarian in the WVU Libraries.
Linda is an active community volunteer: she served three years on the Board of Parents’ Place, volunteered for nine years in the Monongalia County schools, and was a founding member of the Morgantown Municipal Green Team. She has served twice as an elected Vestry member at St. Thomas à Becket Episcopal Church. Linda is currently in her fourth term on the Morgantown Public Library Board of Trustees.
Linda enjoys reading contemporary fiction, contra dancing and traveling with her family, and walking her Golden Retriever.