President of the National Association of Memoir Writers, author, writing coach
Linda Joy Myers is president and founder of the National Association of Memoir Writers. Her memoir Don't Call Me Mother—A Daughter's Journey from Abandonment to Forgiveness was a finalist in the ForeWord Book of the Year Award, a finalist in the IndieExcellence Awards, and won the BAIPA Gold Medal award. Her new memoir Song of the Plain will be published by She Writes Press in June, 2017. She's the author of three books on memoir writing: The Power of Memoir—How to Write Your Healing Story, Journey of Memoir, and Becoming Whole. She's a co-author with Brooke Warner of two books: Breaking Ground on Your Memoir and Magic of Memoir. Her new memoir Song of the Plains will be released in June, 2017. Myers writes for the Huffington Post, and co-teaches the program Write Your Memoir in Six Months with Brooke Warner. A therapist for thirty-eight years, Myers speaks about memoir, healing and the power of writing the truth.