Florida International University Professor Wins Book Award

Lynne Barrett, a professor in the English department at Florida International University in Miami, has been selected to receive the Gold Award in the general fiction category of the Florida Book Awards. The awards are sponsored by the State of Florida’s Division of Cultural Affairs.

Professor Barrett is being honored for her book Magpies, which is a collection of short stories. AT FIU, she teaches undergraduate and graduate workshops on fiction and creative nonfiction. Earlier short story collections include The Secret Names of Women and The Land of Go. She is also the editor of The Florida Book Review.

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