Media Kit

Media Kit for Pennsylvania Author and Artist, Lynda McKinney Lambert.
Read about Lynda’s latest book releases – her new chapbook released in January 2020; And upcoming events.

Media Kit for Lynda McKinney Lambert

April 15, 2020

Lynda’s fine art and writing information.


Her background in higher education, fine arts, writing, and inspirational speaking is extensive.

Lynda writes, “spare poems and thoughtful, personal essays.”

Lynda’s newest book is a chapbook, first snow, published by Finishing Line Press, January 3, 2020.

Available in paperback or hardback.

Lynda’s published books


Lynda’s Author Page on Amazon. Watch it now!


*****first snow, a chapbook by Finishing Line Press, 2020.

Finishing Line Press released Lynda’s first chapbook in January 2020.

Available in paperback or hardback copies directly from the publisher, Lynda’s Amazon Author’s Page, or from Lynda. I can sign books for you to use for GIFTING – just let me know what you need.

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 by Russell Streur, editor of The Plum Tree Tavern, a literary journal.

Order Your Copy Here!

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 four parts. This book is a collection of poems, written from 1988 to 2019.

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.”  It is her first-published poem.

Lynda’s poetry journey takes you back to her roots. Readers can see where her career as a poet began.

Lynda reads her poem, “Along the Road.”

Click on audio link to listen to Lynda read her poem  “Along the Road.”

Lynda does her mixed-media fiber art

with the assistance of an ACROBAT CCTV.Photo shows the author, Lynda McKinney Lambert, at work using an aCROBAT CCTV to help her make her art. Lynda is blind. She creates award-winning fiber and bead work arts, and writes books.


*****Walking by Inner Vision: Stories & Poems

© 2017 by Lynda McKinney Lambert. DLD Books.

This book is the 2nd one 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 both seen and unseen images as she takes us on a year-long journey through the seasons.

She developed the stories 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. Sixteen poems, 28 pieces.

Available in AUDIBLE, e-book ($3.99) and print ($14.95) from Amazon,

See all of Lynda’s books:

Click here for Lynda’s Author Page at Amazon

-Available by BARD, National Library Services: Order DBC 11608

Available as an e-book at Smashwords:

Star Signs: New and Selected Poems

Walking by Inner Vision: Stories & Poems

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:

Click here for Lynda’s Author Page at Amazon

 Lynda authored this first full-length book in 2002. 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.

Contact Lynda:

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 available in a variety of Literary Magazines, Anthologies, and Books worldwide.

She is an award-winning writer.

Lynda received the prestigious

2019 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award,

an honor 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, published in Spent Blossoms, 2015, The collection is published annually by the Tanka Society of America.

Lynda McKinney Lambert’s career 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 five years, her art received awards at InSights Art Exhibitions in Louisville, KY. Sponsored by American printing House for the Blind.

Her artworks have been juried into international exhibitions in Osaka, Japan; Papua, New Guinea, and she has exhibited in over 400 art exhibitions over her career.


She creates talismans and wall pieces using medieval techniques. Her work is in public and private collections.


Lynda’s Academic Achievements:

She earned a BFA in Painting at Slippery Rock University of PA, 1989, Suma Cum Laude

MFA degrees in Painting, West Virginia University, 1991.

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 has opened a niche market for her creative works around the world.

Artist’s Fellowships:

1987: Vermont Studio Center – Artist’s Fellowship

1988:The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA

Personal Life:

Lynda is married to Charles R. (Bob) Lambert. The couple has 5 grown children.

Bob and Lynda live in a century-old home in rural western Pennsylvania. Lynda works in her fiber studio and her writing office daily. The couple has 7 rescued cats and two rescued dogs.

They enjoy their unique Zen Meditation Garden and taking care of any feral cats that come for a meal or a safe place to hang out. The couple has five grown children – grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bob and Lynda have been married for fifty-nine years in 2020. Bob is retired and the survivor of Acute Myeloid Leukemia – he had a Stem Cell Transplant in October 2014. He has been in remission since that time.

Lynda knits wearable art clothing. She also exhibits her mixed-media fiber and bead worked art.


Lynda’s DREAM for 2021 –

After a life of creating art and writing, I have a DREAMING PRAYER at this time.


As I move closer to my 80th birthday, August 27, 2023, I’d like to have another full-length book of essays published. Gifts of the Spirit will be a collection of poems, thoughtful, personal essays – and memoirs.


I intend to get another chapbook completed and published. Right now, I am working on my 2nd chapbook, “Primavera,” which has spring-themed poems. In all, I would like to complete one chapbook for each season in this series.

Contact Lynda Lambert –

Lynda’s FaceBook pages and blogs:



Walking by Inner Vision:

River Road Studio:

Lynda’s Blogs:

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Mailing Address:

104 River Road, Ellwood City, PA 16117