Professional Profile

Lynn Lipinski, MFA is a writer with a knack for crafting text your audience wants to keep reading. 

Fast and reliable, Lynn is a professional writer experienced in non-profit, government and private sector communication. Her speciality is taking complex concepts and explaining them in plain English. Her extensive corporate experience includes ghostwriting articles for C-level executives, managers, and senior staff, along with writing white papers, web content, news releases, marketing copy, and more. 

Arts/Culture

Dining by the Decades (Tulsa Voice)

The Aftermath of War in Africa — Through the Eyes of a Poet (USC News)

Book Review: Appalachian Alchemy by Barlow Adams (Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel)

Book Review: You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld (The Same)

The Golden Voice of Salif Keita (Give Yourself Permission)

Environment/Water

Finding Solutions on the Colorado River: Interview with Brenda Burman (Maven’s Notebook and SOURCE Magazine)

Groundwork for a Salmon Revival (California Water Policy Conference)

Landscape Architects See Los Angeles as Living Lab in Combatting Climate Change (USC News)

Groundwater/Aquifer Remediation (Maven’s Notebook)

Interns Speak Out: Inspiring the Water Workforce’s Next Generation (SOURCE Magazine)

Higher Education

A Diversity of Perspectives (USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work)

Stipend Program Helps Students Achieve Goals On and Off Campus (USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work)

USC Students Help Win Educational Grant Expansion for Former Foster Youth (USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work)

24 Trojans Win National Science Foundation Research Fellowships (USC News)

Department of Nursing’s Family Practitioner Program Earns National Accreditation (USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work)

USC Releases Student and Faculty Diversity Numbers (USC News)

First Graduates From Online Doctorate Program Turn Theory Into Practice (USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work)

USC’s First Online Master’s in Nursing Students Graduate (USC News)

USC Scientists Train the Next Generation of Researchers (USC News)

Humor

Announcing a New and Seemingly Obvious HR Policy on Appropriate Hugging at Work (The Haven)

Lifestyle

How Parents Can Help Kids Deal With Divorce (Trojan Family Magazine)

Trade-offs of Dental School Care (Los Angeles Times)

Robber’s Cave Social Experiments Hold Lessons for Us Today (Medium)

Personal Essay

Secrets of the Kitchen Cabinet (Medium)

The Oklahoma Girl Scout Murders (ExtraNewsfeed)

Write Your Stories (Give Yourself Permission Anthology)

Philanthropy

The Campaign for USC Hits $6 Billion And Keeps on Going (Trojan Family Magazine)

Giving Away Real Money Raises Stakes for USC Students (USC News)

The Roski Family Puts Eye Care Solutions in Sight (Trojan Family Magazine)

Dance’s Glorya Kaufman Sees Passion Come Alive in Arts Students (USC News)

Profiles

The Unexpected Journey of Stephen Guy (Trojan Family Magazine)

I Dance, Therefore I Am (USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work)

Rod Nakamoto Takes Helm of USCAA’s Governing Board (Trojan Family Magazine)

Student, Servicewoman, and Social Worker (Trojan Family Magazine)

Rick Caruso Honored with 2017 Asa V. Call Award (Trojan Family Magazine)

Poetry

“Tulsa” and “Memento Mori” (Tulsa Voice)

Cure for Lunacy,” “List of Trees, “Valley of Death,” and “Last Rites” (UCity Review)

Shock” (Birds Piled Loosely)

Elegy,” “How to Make It In Business,” and “Child Saint” (The Write Launch)

Fiction

Not the Best Baptist Family (Red Earth Review, forthcoming July 2019)

Surprise (Meluzína)

Boggle on the Train (The Rush)

The Dying Kind (The Woven Tale Press, winner of 2017 Honorable Mention, Best Fiction)

God in the Waiting Room” (ImageCurve)

“Racing the 500” (winner of Wimmer Fiction Competition, Los Angeles Valley College)

Surprise,” (Manuscript 50)

Website Content

Bewaterwise.com Garden Guide

Test4HepC.org

Infinity Footwear

Keynote Speech

The Internet and USC’s Information Sciences Institute: Four Decades of Innovation

Annual Financial Reports

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

FY 2017 FY 2016, FY 2015, FY 2014, FY 2013, FY 2012, and FY2011.

Testimonials:

“Lynn has an outstanding ability to explain very complex technical issues in a very easy to understand language. Extraordinary writing abilities…”-Rodrigo de la Parra, vice president for Latin American and Caribbean at ICANN.

“…Lynn put in a yeoman’s effort in developing and establishing www.bewaterwise.com as a premier learning and education program for water conservation – and a very practical one at that….” -Suresh Radhakrishnan, organizational development and training manager at Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

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