Novelist, short story and screenwriter. "I write because I can't sing."
Author of Friday Night Knife & Gun Club - a series of short, nurse noir stories set in a dystopian American West.
Linda Collison's first published novel, Star-Crossed (Knopf), was chosen by the New York Public Library to be among the Books for the Teen Age - 2007. The coming-of-age novels Looking for Redfeather and Water Ghosts were finalists in Foreword Review's Indie Book of the Year. Her novel Blue Moon Luck won the erstwhile Maui Writers Conference grand prize for fiction in 1996.
Linda is also the author of the Patricia MacPherson Nautical Adventure Series, based on Star-Crossed. She has worked as a freelance magazine writer, a registered nurse in critical care and emergency medicine, a skydiving instructor, a volunteer firefighter, and a mother. Her short fiction and creative nonfiction has won awards from Honolulu Magazine, Southwest Writers Magazine, Maui Writers, and the National Student Nurses Society.