Meet the LWR Community of Writers
Our members are experienced writers actively working on writing projects intended for publication or other distribution. With passion and grit. Your support enables these writers to produce more work and engage with readers. Whether you've donated because you're a big fan of one of our members, or committed to helping a diverse group of writers (or both!), thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
New York Times bestselling author of STRANGER THINGS: SUSPICIOUS MINDS, and other works for all ages. Coming up next are two romantic comedies: NOT YOUR AVERAGE HOT GUY and THE DATE FROM HELL. Twitter: @Gwenda
Political opinion columnist. Find me at the Lexington Herald-Leader, the Washington Post, and in dozens of other newspapers and magazines. Currently working on a memoir about stepfamilies. Twitter: @teri_atthepaper
Michael is a lawyer and writer. He has published numerous legal articles. His political writing has appeared in The Hill, CounterPunch, and The Lexington Herald-Leader, among other places. He is currently at work on a book about American Politics.
Mystery, Humor, Nonfiction
Lisa Haneberg is the author of the Spy Shop Mysteries and over a dozen nonfiction self-help and business books. Next out will be her mystery, STIFF LIZARD and true story collection, FAR FROM ORDINARY. Twitter: @lisahaneberg
Young Adult Horror
Elizabeth Kilcoyne is an author, playwright and poet, born and raised in Kentucky. She currently lives in Lexington. Her first novel is WAKE THE BONES, a YA Southern Gothic (Summer 2022, Wednesday Books). @eakilcoyne
f j messina is the author of the murder/mystery series, The Bluegrass Files, set in Lexington, Kentucky and surrounding communities. He is currently working on the fifth book in that series, THE BLUEGRASS FILES: REVENGE.
Science Fiction and Fantasy
Christopher Rowe is an educator, elected official, and writer whose stories have been reprinted and translated around the world. He lives in Lexington, Kentucky. Twitter: @ChristopherRowe
Jim Tomlinson is the author of two short story collections, THINGS KEPT, THINGS LEFT BEHIND (Iowa Short Fiction Award) and NOTHING LIKE AN OCEAN (University Press of Kentucky).
Fiona is the author of more than a dozen nonfiction books, including three Kentucky histories and a number of middle grade readers. She has also written for the BBC, Culture, and many other outlets. @fionayoungbrown