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 communications as well as fiction writing. Her work has been published under her own byline and others in the Los Angeles Times, Trojan Family Magazine, USC NewsUCLA TodayUCLA Magazine, The Tulsa Voice, The Woven Tale Press, and The Rush Literary Magazine.

Lynn’s 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. 

Lynn is currently accepting writing assignments. Please email her for a quote.

Work samples:


News: USC News

Department of Nursing’s Family Practitioner Program Earns National Accreditation, June 2018

First Graduates From Online Doctorate Program Turn Theory Into Practice, May 2018

USC’s First Online Master’s in Nursing Students Graduate, May 2018

I Dance, Therefore I Am, April 2018

Dance’s Glorya Kaufman Sees Passion Come Alive in Arts Students, March 2017

Year in Review: Generosity of USC’s Friends Makes a Lasting Difference, December 2016

Giving Away Real Money Raises Stakes for USC Students, December 2016

Landscape Architects See Los Angeles as Living Lab in Combatting Climate Change, October 2016

USC Scientists Train the Next Generation of Researchers, June 2016

Magazines: Trojan Family Magazine

The Campaign for USC Hits $6 Billion And Keeps on Going, Summer 2017, cover story

How Parents Can Help Kids Deal With Divorce, Summer 2017

USC Empowers a New Generation of Social Workers, Spring 2017

Student, Servicewoman, and Social Worker, Spring 2017

Rick Caruso Honored with 2017 Asa V. Call Award, Spring 2017

Rod Nakamoto Takes Helm of USCAA’s Governing Board, Autumn 2016

The Roski Family Puts Eye Care Solutions in Sight, Autumn 2016

The Unexpected Journey of Stephen Guy, Spring 2016

Trojan Fulbright Scholars Gain a Global Outlook, Winter 2015

A Sustainable USC, Autumn 2015

The Popoviches: Six Decades as a Trojan Family, Autumn 2015

Website Content: Garden Guide; Test4HepC.orgInfinity 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.

Fiction, poetry and book reviews:

“Tulsa” and “Memento Mori” (poems), The Tulsa Voice, October 3-17, 2018

Surprise” (short story), Meluzína, literary magazine of the Prague Summer Program for Writers, July 2018

Book Review: Appalachian Alchemy by Barlow Adams, Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel, October 2018

Cure for Lunacy,” “List of Trees, “Valley of Death,” and “Last Rites” (poems), UCity Review, June 2018

Book Review: You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld, The Same, March 2018

“Boggle on the Train” (short story), The Rush, February 2018

“The Dying Kind” (short story), Honorable Mention, 2017 Literary Competition, The Woven Tale Press (also published in The Woven Tale Press January 2018 issue)

God in the Waiting Room” (short story), published at ImageCurve, November 2017

Elegy,” “How to Make It In Business,” and “Child Saint” (poems), The Write Launch, September 2017

Shock” (poem), published in Birds Piled Loosely, 2016 Election Anthology, January 2017

“Write Your Stories” (personal essay), published in Give Yourself Permission Anthology, November 2016

“Sparrow” and “Broken Glass” (short fiction), published in The Woven Tale Press Selected Works, December 2015

“The Golden Voice of Salif Keita” (profile), published in Give Yourself Permission magazine, Fall 2015

“Racing the 500” (short story), winner of Wimmer Fiction Competition, Los Angeles Valley College, Spring 2015

Surprise,” published in Manuscript 50, Los Angeles Valley College, Spring 2015

Car Chase” (short story), ImageCurve, December 2014


“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 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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