Linda Carter Brinson

Title: Writer and Editor
Company: Linda C. Brinson Writing and Editing
Location: Currituck, North Carolina, United States

Linda Carter Brinson, writer and editor at Linda C. Brinson Writing and Editing, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the publishing industry.

With 50 years of experience to her credit, Ms. Brinson is a proven expert in the fields of writing, editing and publishing, having versed herself in the literary industry since 1973. She currently operates as a writer and editor for her own independent business, Linda C. Brinson Writing and Editing, a venture she began in 2008. Additionally, since 2017, she has served as a freelance contributor for the editorial page of The Virginian-Pilot. As part of her duties in the field, Ms. Brinson primarily writes on various topics, particularly women’s issues, the environment and the United States Navy.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Brinson has worked with numerous publications, including The Sun in Baltimore, Maryland, and The Sentinel in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Furthermore, as a pioneer in her field, she became the first female editorial page editor of the Winston-Salem Journal, having worked with the paper from 1985 to 2008. Adjacent to her primary professional interests, she has also remained dedicated to literary education, having operated as an adjunct professor at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media from 2011 to 2017. In her own academic endeavors, Ms. Brinson ultimately achieved a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing at the University of North Carolina Greensboro in 1987.

Ever committed to her industry, Ms. Brinson remains affiliated with several pertinent organizations, including The Phi Beta Kappa Society. Additionally, she is a former member of the National Conference of Editorial Writers, North Carolina Press Women and the North Carolina Press Association. Equally dedicated to civic advocacy as well, Ms. Brinson serves as a board member of the Piedmont Land Conservancy. Furthermore, she previously served as the chairman for the board of deacons at the First Baptist Church in Madison, North Carolina.

Well-regarded for her professional achievements, Ms. Brinson has received numerous accolades throughout her career. To wit, she was inducted into the Writers Hall of Fame at Wake Forest University, her alma mater, in 2018. In light of her fulfilling career, she has largely attributed her success to her parents, who taught her to set high goals for herself and work hard to achieve them. Likewise, she is immensely grateful for the guidance of her teachers and mentors. Accounting for her accomplishments, Ms. Brinson is particularly proud of her online book review blog, where she often reviews the works of authors from North Carolina.

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