Close up of Nevada Writers Hall of Fame medal and Silver Pen.

Linda Hussa

1999 Silver Pen Awardee


Linda Hussa was born in 1941 in Nevada and grew up at the base of the Diablo Meridian in Northern California. Hussa's nonfiction includes Sharing Fencelines (2002) which elaborates on issues facing rural communities and their desert landscape; Lige LangstonSweet Iron (1999) and Diary of a Cowcamp Cook (1990). She is on the Board of Directors of the Western Folklife Center.