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Linda Barrett Osborne Edit Profile

Editor , writer

Linda Barrett Osborne, American writer, editor. Grantee District of Columbia Commission on Arts and Humanities, 1990; recipient Pen Syndicated Fiction award 1988-1989. Member National Book Critics Circuit.

Background

Osborne, Linda Barrett was born on February 1, 1949 in New York City. Daughter of James and Josephine (Valeri) Barrett.

Education

Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1971.

Career

Freelance writer, editor, Washington, 1977—2000. Writer, editor Library. of Congress, since 2000.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Song of the Harp, 1977, (with Casey King) Oh, Freedom!, 1997 (Flora Stieglitz Straus award for non-fiction Children's Book Committee), also short stories, over 150 book reviews in Washington Post, New York Times.

Membership

Member National Book Critics Circuit.

Connections

Married Robert John Osborne, September 23, 1972. Children: Catherine, Nicholas.

father:
James Barrett

mother:
Josephine (Valeri) Barrett

spouse:
Robert John Osborne

children:
Catherine Osborne

Nicholas Osborne