The founder and editor of scratch, a quarterly literary contest and anthology, Linda's award-winning short stories and essays can be found in Skirt! Magazine, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Gwinnett Daily Post, Dana Literary Society, New Works Review, Byline, The Duck & Herring Company Pocket Field Guide, venuszine, zygote in my coffee, BigCityLit, oculartravel, espressofiction, Divine Caroline, NPR’s I Believe, Europe From a Backpack, The Signature Series, Golden Short Stories, O’Georgia! A Collection of Georgia’s Newest and Most Promising Writers, Big Water, Moronic Ox, Weird Year and soon to be in the Web de Sol anthology as a finalist in the Robert Olen Butler Fiction Contest. Linda attended the Southampton Writer’s Workshop on a full scholarship where she studied with Amy Hempel.
While her Savannah-based novel, We’re Not Waving, We’re Drowning and her contemporary detective novel, 3 Women Walk into a Bar, are being shopped by Josh Getzler of Russell & Volkening, Linda keeps busy with a venture into non-fiction, a photo essay book on the modern truck driver.
Meeting truckers and hearing their stories spawned a mystery series revolving around a tenacious female trucker from Louisiana named Jojo Boudreaux. Books coming soon.
Writers, poets, readers, book lovers can write with Linda and her crew at waterside retreats via Write by the Water.
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The Sack They Left Behind
In this short by Linda Sands, the banal verbiage from a state department brochure serves as the backdrop for an emotionally untraditional love story.
What They Want: Part ONE
Scenes of life: mini movies. Delve into the secret desires of men and women everywhere, from the deli counter at Walmart to the local bar. See your neighbor in these stories- or yourself.
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