Naomi Lynn Barnes was an educator for over 40 years. She began her career as a high school English teacher and soon became manager of education programs for medical education agencies, including the Philadelphia Network of Cardinal Health, and medical societies, including the American College of Physicians. She has also been a consultant in continuing medical education and personnel management for various businesses and organizations. Behind the scenes, Lynn has been a poet since childhood. She met her husband when they began putting some of her poems to music. She self-published a collection of her poems titled Inside/Out in 2020, as a background piece for her first novel, Roadwork.

Other Works

  • Kirkwood

  • Inside/Out


Awards and Recognition

  • "Addictively readable...A compelling story of forbidden love." Accolades from Midwest Book Review and Prairies Book Review