Media Kit for Lynda McKinney Lambert
January 22, 2020
Lynda provides some backstory of her fine art and writing in this Media Kit.
Her background in higher education, fine arts, writing, and inspirational speaking is extensive.
Lynda writes “spare poems and thoughtful personal essays.”
Let’s begin with Lynda’s latest new book.
Her first chapbook is now published and ready for you to purchase! Here it is.
Lynda’s published books
Lynda’s Author Page on Amazon See it now!
*****first snow, a chapbook by Finishing Line Press, 2020.
Lynda’s first chapbook was released by Finishing Line Press in January 2020.
Available in paperback or hardback copies directly from the publisher or from Lynda.
Finishing Line Press is the publisher and they will send your copies directly to you.
If you want a signed copy, contact me and I can do that for you, too. I have some copies on hand for that purpose and can send out upon receipt of payment through PayPal.
Lynda has put together a delightful collection of 30 poems. Pre-publication endorsements for this chapbook are excellent. The Foreword was written by Russell Streur, editor of The Plum Tree Tavern, a literary journal.
Listen to Lynda read her poem ‘Sunday Morning in Winter.”
Lynda celebrates the seasons – first snow is the first chapbook in her series – one for each season.
*****Star Signs: New and Selected Poems, DLD Books, 2019.
A full-length book of poetry has 145 pages; 54 poems. Divided into 4 parts. The poems range from her first professional publication in 1989 – a poem she wrote as an undergraduate in 1988.
Lynda’s new book concludes with this poem. She wanted to take readers on her poetic journey over a 30 year-period of poetry publications, and ended the book at the very beginning of that journey with the poem, “Even in Arcadia,” which was her first-published poem. Her journey in poetry, in the book, takes you back to her roots and you get to see where her career as a poet began.
Readers are sending Lynda notes to let her know how much they love this new book.
Lynda reads her poem, “Graceful Choreography” – Listen now.
*****Walking by Inner Vision: Stories & Poems
© 2017 by Lynda McKinney Lambert. DLD Books.
This is the 2nd book authored by Pennsylvania artist, professor, and author Lynda McKinney Lambert. She invites readers into her world to discover the subtle nuances and beauty of a physical and spiritual world. She takes strands from ancient mythology, history, and contemporary life and weaves a richly textured new fabric. She uses images that are seen and unseen as she takes us on a year-long journey through the seasons.
All stories in this book were created after her sudden sight loss in 2007 from Ischemic Optic Neuropathy. Lambert invites us to see the world with new eyes. The book is a collection of memoirs through poetry and creative non-fiction essays. 16 poems, 28 essays.
Available in AUDIBLE, e-book ($3.99) and print ($14.95) from Amazon,
See all of Lynda’s books:
-Available by BARD, National Library Services: Order DBC 11608
Available as e-book at Smashwords:
Full details, free 20% text preview, and buying links are at my Official Authors Page at DLD Books:
*****Concerti: Psalms for the Pilgrimage
© 2003 by Lynda McKinney Lambert. Kota Press.
For sale on Amazon:
Listen to a poem from this book:
Lynda authored this first full-length book in 2003. She created poems and stories from her annual journeys in Europe as she taught a course for college students in drawing & writing. This book is available through Amazon at her Author’s Page on Amazon.
Contact Lynda: email@example.com
Amazon: Limited copies available as new or used books.
Lynda is currently writing a revised and updated version of this book.
Lynda’s stories & poems are published in a variety of Literary Magazines, Anthologies, and Books world-wide.
She is an award-winning writer.
Lynda received the prestigious
2019 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award,
an honor that is reserved for Marquis Who’s Who Biographees who have achieved longevity and demonstrated unwavering excellence in their chosen fields. Lynda was honored as Artist and Author as selected by the Marquis Who’s Who Publications Board.
During Lynda’s long career in education, fine arts, and literature, she has received Who’s Who Awards in her fields numerous times. The Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award is given to professionals who have consistently shown excellence in all areas of their life.
Since her retirement due to sight loss in 2008, Lynda has published 4 books, and is working on several more at this time.
She will be writing 3 more chapbooks – one for each season. Her first one in the series is first snow. She is now working on one for Autumn, Spring, and Summer.
In 2017 she was nominated by Spirit Fire Review for Skirt Best of the Net Award in Essay.
Lynda is a winner in the 2016-17; 2017-18; and 2018-19, Proverse (Hong Kong) Prizes for a Single Poem her poems are featured in 3 anthologies, Mingled Voices 2, 3. and 4.
Lynda’s tanka is published in the anthology, Spent Blossoms, 2015, by the Tanka Society of America.
Lynda McKinney Lambert’s career and story is featured in the book, Artful Alchemy, edited by Ann Copeland, DLD Books, 2017.
Lynda has won awards for her fine art since she began her career in 1976.
For the past 5 years, her art was chosen for an award at InSights Art Exhibitions in Louisville, KY. Sponsored by American printing House for the Blind.
Her art works have been juried into international exhibitions in Osaka, Japan; Papua, New Guinea, and she has exhibited in over 400 exhibitions world-wide over her career. She creates talismans and wall pieces in using medieval techniques. Her work is in public and private collections world-wide.
Lynda’s Academic Achievements:
She earned a BFA in Painting at Slippery Rock University of PA, 1989.
and MFA degrees in Painting, West Virginia University, 1991.
She earned a MA degree in English at Slippery Rock University of PA, 1994.
Professor Lambert’s cross-discipline approach to education and life-long pursuits in fine art and writing, have opened a niche market for her creative works around the world.
Lynda is married to Charles R. (Bob) Lambert. The couple have 5 grown children. Bob and Lynda live in a century-old home in rural western Pennsylvania. Lynda works in her fiber studio and in her writing office daily. The couple have 5 rescued cats and 2 rescued dogs. They enjoy gardening and taking care of any feral cats that come for a meal or a safe place to hang out. The couple have 5 grown children – grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bob and Lynda have been married for fifty-nine years in 2020. Lynda is an avid knitter and knits wearable art clothing. She also exhibits her mixed-media fiber and bead worked art.
Contact Lynda Lambert – firstname.lastname@example.org
Lynda’s FaceBook pages and blogs:
Walking by Inner Vision:
River Road Studio:
Walking by Inner Vision (www.lyndalambert.com)
SCAN-a-BLOG – (www.llambert363.blog)
104 River Road, Ellwood City, PA 16117