Linda Hardie

Author, Educator
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Linda Kay Hardie is the author of the children’s picture book Louie Larkey and the Bad Dream Patrol. Her writing projects have included an essay in the book Cat Women: Female Writers on Their Feline Friends and pieces in such national magazines as Cat Fancy and Chile Pepper. She was the editor of Not Fit for a Dog! The Truth About Manufactured Dog and Cat Food by Michael W. Fox, B. Vet. Med, Ph.D., D.Sc., M.R.C.V.S., et. al. Linda has been senior editor and publicist for a book publisher, as well as managing editor for several newspapers. She’s a member of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and Cat Writers Association, and has won numerous writing awards dating back to 1968. A lifelong book lover, Linda recently earned a Master of Arts degree in writing and teaches college composition in Reno, Nevada, where she lives with Abyssinian cats.


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