Lynn was born and raised on the old Willis Farm that stars in her new memoir, A SPIRIT OF PLACE. Its soul spoke to her as a young child and still does to this day, inspiring her to put some of its history on paper. After retiring as a professional writing coach at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lynn saw her opportunity. She finally had the time to write for herself and discovered her love for place writing and place literature.

Lynn still lives on the farm with her husband where they built their house on her dad’s cornfield. It is also where they raised their two boys, now grown. Jakey, Lynn’s standard poodle, is her writing buddy and for seven years has been by her side for every word.