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BARBARA ROUTEN, Program Chair

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Barbara.Routen@gmail.com

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Genre

Weekly correspondent for The Tampa Tribune with 1,380-plus bylines and photo credits
Chicken Soup for the Soul contributor
The Pen Woman contributor
The Family Digest contributor
As-told-to author of With All My Heart: the Life Story of Luisa Bisogno Minotti
Ghostwriter, copywriter, photographer, editor, speaker and music teacher


Education

B.A. French with high honors
College of William & Mary
Life Story writing course, YMCA Writer’s Voice, YMCA, Tampa, Fla.
Children’s writing course, University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla.


Miscellaneous

NLAPW Florida State Association Contest Awards:
2nd-place Non-Fiction, Short/Published Work, 2009
2nd-place Young Adult Book and Short Story, 2011
2nd-place Children: Picture Book, 2013
Florida Inspirational Writers Retreat Contest Award:
1st-place Flash-Fiction, 2014


NLAPW

Member since 2007
2nd Vice President/Tampa Branch 2012 to present

Recording Secretary/Tampa Branch 2008 to 2012