Linda High

Linda Oatman High

Posted on May 15, 2012

Linda Oatman High has been a feature writer and reporter with newspapers in Ephrata, Coatesville, and Morgantown (PA). Recently she has been writing a weekly column for the Penny Saver News in New Holland, PA. Her stories and articles have appeared in Highlights, Grit, U.S. Kids, Child Life, and Just for Women, and several of her children’s books are under consideration for publication. The mother of three young sons, Linda is also interested in reading and aerobics. Who am I? “Playing with words is magical. I discovered this in Mrs. Severs’s creative writing class when my essay was displayed in a place of honor. ‘This is some of the best writing I’ve seen in all my years,’ said Mrs. Severs, who had a lot of years. ‘You should be a writer.’ From that moment on, I was.”