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Linda Barlow

Linda R. Barlow is vice president of Monash Research. At various points in the company's development, she has also managed or contributed heavily to technology and interface development, marketing, finance and operations. Linda does consulting, editing, and speechwriting/speech-doctoring, and expert witness testimony on search engine-related issues for our clients.

Linda began her career at MIT's Technology Review. Her non-fiction writing includes industry and product analysis for the software/online services industry (including The Spider's Apprentice, an early 1990s-era guide to Web search engines), technical writing, training, and editing, and scholarly articles. Linda's technology analysis article of AOL, co-written with Curt Monash, appeared in the May, 1997 issue of Upside Magazine -- "America In-Line, Does This Suck, or What?"

Linda is the author of fifteen published novels. She has written mystery, romance, romantic suspense, romantic fantasy, and general mainstream fiction for such publishers as Doubleday, Dell, Penguin, Warner Books, New American Library/Signet, Berkley/Putnam, Silhouette and Harlequin. Her novels have won numerous industry awards, including the Rita from Romance Writers of America (1989), Best New Historical Novelist from Romantic Times (1986) and a Lifetime Achievement award from Romantic Times. Other novels have been Rita finalists and won various other awards from RT. Linda's books have been translated into approximately 20 foreign languages. She also contributed two essays to Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women, a collection of scholarly essays on the enduring appeal of the romance. This book won the Susan Koppelman Award for Excellence in Feminist Studies of Popular Culture and American Culture in 1993.

Linda served as President of Novelists, Inc. in 1992 and is currently a member of the Novelists, Inc. Advisory Council. She also served two three-year terms on the Executive Council of the Authors Guild in the 1990s. She was Romance Writers of America's keynote speaker at the annual conference in 1989.

Linda received her B.A. from Wheaton College and her M.A. from Boston College. She spent several years as a doctoral fellow in English literature at Boston College, and has held faculty positions at Boston College and Orta Dogu Teknik Universitisi in Ankara, Turkey. Linda has also done graduate work in biology at Harvard University, where she was a teaching assistant for the popular course, Comparative Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates at the Harvard Extension School. Linda also taught Neurobiology and Anatomy and Physiology at Cambridge College. A popular public speaker, Linda has given workshops and seminars all over the United States.


For more information, please contact Linda Barlow, Vice President.