Windy Lynn Harris writes short stories, essays, and suspense-filled novels. As a former weekly entertainment columnist for Nights and Weekends, Windy earned her first awards for short humor pieces. Her work has been seen in dozens of literary and women's magazines across the US and Canada, including The Literary Review, 34th Parallel, and Raising Arizona Kids.
She has shared her passion for connecting the right story to the right editor with many Arizona writing groups, including the Phoenix Writers' Club, The Professional Writers of Prescott, the Scottsdale Society of Women Writers, and the Arizona Authors Association.
Windy has developed a program called Market Coaching for Creative Writers where she teaches writers how to professionally present their work to magazine editors and literary agents. In addition, she is the Publishing Tips editor at The Review Review, an online magazine dedicated to helping creative writers find publishing success. If you're looking for a place to submit your creative writing, Windy can help you.
Her list of favorite writer moments include winning a Soul-Making Keats Literary Award, where she was invited to San Francisco to read her work at the televised awards event. Windy has received a fellowship from the Dorland Mountain Arts Colony and has also earned a Professional Development Grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts.