Lynda Gene Rymond grew up in Bucks County, Pa. She attended Bucks County Community College and received a B.F.A. from the California College of Arts in drawing, ceramics, and book arts. She has been finalist/runner-up for Bucks County Poet Laureate for the last four years running. and her poetry has appeared in many journals, and her short story "Turn, Turn" won the 2020 Pennwriters Short Story Competition. Her children's books have been published by Houghton Mifflin.
Lynda Gene's love of storytelling has led her to study its many forms, from folktales to screenwriting. In 2018, she created a drop-in workshop called "Words Come Easy" as a starting place for those who have always wanted to write, which continues on Zoom with other workshops and 1:1 coaching. In 2019, LG joined Dr. Christopher Bursk's Masters Poetry Workshop. Chris's genius for teaching and creating community was a life-changing experience and soon her poetry was frequently accepted by print and online journals.
LG lives on Goblin Farm in Applebachsville, Pa, with her husband, the painter Charles Browning. Together they tend an enormous fruit and vegetable garden, goats, chickens, honeybees, cats, and any other animals who happen by.