Linda M. Bendorf (M.A.T., J.D., The University of Iowa) is an award-winning instructor and writing coach who inspires novices and seasoned pros alike. Her essays, features, and poetry have appeared in the Chicago Tribune Media Group’s Triblocal, the University of Iowa’s The Daily Palette, USA Today, Gannett News Service Wire, The Des Moines Register, Instructor, The Iowan, and Gather Magazine. Linda is also director of Blue Sage Writing (, offering one-on-one coaching and private writing retreats in Boulder, Colorado. She and her husband, Carl, recently moved to Colorado’s Front Range, where they enjoy hiking, biking, birding, cooking, and collaborating on a unique birding and nature writing workshop, Birds & Words (

Workshops by Linda M. Bendorf