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“…and your voice is everywhere present too, with your own pertinent and original slant on everything.”

Lee Smith, author

Linda Haac’s writing has centered on creative nonfiction, particularly memoir and personal essay. One of her latest efforts is a woman’s lifestyle website, Living the Sweet Life. She has also worked as a journalist for national and other media outlets, writing about politics, the arts, lifestyle, travel and dining. She has, in addition, served as a dance critic. She has worked on a number of specialty trade books and articles, and created and edited a number of on-going publications. She has won numerous awards for her writing and communications efforts.

Selected Writings

“Sense of Place” Columns
Feature/News Articles
Dance Reviews/Articles
North Carolina Cultural Directory
Specialty Trade Books

~note that samples will be posted soon

Honors and Awards

Weymouth Center Residency
Duke University Osler Literary Roundtable Reader/Speaker
Blumenthal Writers and Readers Series Award for Creative Nonfiction
North Carolina Writers’ Network Focus on Orange Award
Member, Governor James B. Hunt's Cultural Advisory Committee
Council for the Advancement of Education Awards, including National Gold Medal Award, Grand Award,
     Award of Excellence, and Best of Category Award
National Association of Secondary School Principals’ Benjamin Fine Award
     (for outstanding education reporting)
National Association of Educational Broadcasters Gold Award and Graphic Design Awards
Society for Technical Communicators International Award
N.C. International Association of Business Communicators’ Silver Award and First Place for Writing