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Lynne Barrett

Lynne Barrett's latest book is the new nonfiction anthology Making Good Time: True Stories of How We Do (and Don’t) Get Around in South Florida. Her story collection Magpies received the Florida Book Awards fiction gold medal, and her handbook What Editors Want guides writers through the submissions process. You can read her fiction and nonfiction in The Hong Kong Review, New Flash Fiction Review, River Teeth’s Beautiful Things, Mystery Tribune, Necessary Fiction, Flash! Writing the Very Short Story, Miami Noir: The Classics, One Year to a Writing Life, and Just to Watch Them Die: Crime Stories Inspired by the Songs of Johnny Cash. An Edgar Award recipient for best mystery short story, Barrett teaches in the MFA program at Florida International University and is editor of The Florida Book Review.