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, the winner of the BAIPA Gold Medal award. She is 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 is also a coauthor with Brooke Warner of two books: Breaking Ground on Your Memoir and Magic of Memoir . Myers writes for the Huffington Post and co-teaches the program Write Your Memoir in Six Months with Brooke Warner.
A therapist for thirty-six years, Myers also speaks about memoir, healing, and the power of writing the truth. Her newest book – Song of the Plains – is due out this summer (2017).