Recent publications

… in a nutshell

  • Advertising copywriter
  • Newspaper editor & reporter
  • Book author
  • Technical writer
  • Published poet

… official bios

LINDA HUTCHISON is a freelance writer living in San Diego and an award-winning feature writer for the La Jolla Light. She has been an advertising writer, a newspaper reporter, and a technical writer. She is the author of two books – Lebanon and Finland – part of a series for high-school students.

LINDA HUTCHISON has published poems in California Quarterly, Urban Spaghetti, Magee Park Poets Anthology, San Diego Writers Ink Anthology and The Great American Poetry Show.

… unofficial bio

I have been writing for others (their stories, ideas, products) for a LONG time. I’m proud of my ability to support myself as a writer. I enjoyed just about all my jobs, if not always the surroundings. Now it’s time to write what I want. I’m not looking for fame or fortune — just hopefully to reach an appreciative audience.

To see specific work, refer to The La Jolla Light and my professional website –

… on a personal note

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism
  • Family includes two sons, one daughter-in-law, one grand-dog, and three cats
  • Born in Montreal, Canada, moved to Manhattan Beach, California for high school, then to San Diego (with detours in Berkeley, San Francisco) for college
  • Interests include walking, photography, yoga, reading.

Linda Hutchison