Linda Collison

lindaheadhotLinda Collison’s short fiction, creative nonfiction and articles have been published by a variety of magazines and she has received awards from Honolulu Magazine, Southwest Writers Workshop, the former Maui Writers’ Conference, and the National Student Nurses Association.

The New York Public Library chose her first published novel, Star-Crossed to be among the Books for the Teen Age — 2007.

Linda has worked as a registered nurse, a skydiving instructor, volunteer firefighter, and other jobs. She began freelance writing while in nursing school, and was a scriptwriter and director of marketing for a small video production company in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Linda loves to travel by foot, fast car, or sailing ship. Her experience as a voyage crew member aboard the H.M. Bark Endeavour, a replica of Capt. James Cook’s 18th century ship, led to the writing of Star-Crossed, published by Alfred A. Knopf in 2006.