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Lynne Barrett, 2011 Florida Book Award Winner, named Top Scholar

October 30, 2012

Lynne Barrett, who won a Gold Medal in General Fiction for her short story collection Magpies was named a 2012 Florida International University Top Scholar.


Lynne is in the second row, second from the right, next to FIU President Mark Rosenberg.

On receiving this recognition, Lynne says, “It’s a great honor to be selected from among Florida International  University’s outstanding faculty as a Top Scholar, and I’m grateful for the wonderful response that my book Magpies.

Lynne Barrett is going to be interviewed for a couple interviews leading up to the Miami Book Fair and the Florida Book Awards Panel. Check our blog and facebook for links to these interviews and make sure to congratulate Lynne, as well as the other Florida Book Award authors!



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