Lynn Lipinski, President

Lynn Lipinski is a content strategist, writer and editor drawing upon 25+ years of experience in public relations to help organizations and individuals meet established communications objectives. She’s developed persuasive and impactful content for website launches and redesigns, social media campaigns, email newsletters and marketing, and print publications.

She earned stripes at Los Angeles PR agencies promoting dog food, water vending machines and law firms. Recent projects include helping to develop a content management strategy and new content for a technical website containing more than 22,000 web pages and serving as editor for a trade publication for the water industry. She spent ten years working for the Metropolitan Water District for Southern California, primarily managing its multi-million dollar bewaterwise.com conservation campaign.

She earned a master of fine arts in creative writing from Mount St. Mary’s University and a bachelor’s degree in business from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. She has completed fiction and screenwriting classes through UCLA Extension, Writers Boot Camp and the 2010 Prague Summer Program of Western Michigan University.

Writing Samples:

News: USC News

Department of Nursing’s Family Practitioner Program Earns National Accreditation, June 2018

First Graduates From Online Doctorate Program Turn Theory Into Practice, May 2018

USC’s First Online Master’s in Nursing Students Graduate, May 2018

I Dance, Therefore I Am, April 2018

Dance’s Glorya Kaufman Sees Passion Come Alive in Arts Students, March 2017

Year in Review: Generosity of USC’s Friends Makes a Lasting Difference, December 2016

Giving Away Real Money Raises Stakes for USC Students, December 2016

Landscape Architects See Los Angeles as Living Lab in Combatting Climate Change, October 2016

USC Scientists Train the Next Generation of Researchers, June 2016

Magazines: Trojan Family Magazine

The Campaign for USC Hits $6 Billion And Keeps on Going, Summer 2017, cover story

How Parents Can Help Kids Deal With Divorce, Summer 2017

USC Empowers a New Generation of Social Workers, Spring 2017

Student, Servicewoman, and Social Worker, Spring 2017

Rick Caruso Honored with 2017 Asa V. Call Award, Spring 2017

Rod Nakamoto Takes Helm of USCAA’s Governing Board, Autumn 2016

The Roski Family Puts Eye Care Solutions in Sight, Autumn 2016

The Unexpected Journey of Stephen Guy, Spring 2016

Trojan Fulbright Scholars Gain a Global Outlook, Winter 2015

A Sustainable USC, Autumn 2015

The Popoviches: Six Decades as a Trojan Family, Autumn 2015

Website Content: Bewaterwise.com Garden Guide; Test4HepC.orgInfinity Footwear

Keynote Speech: The Internet and USC’s Information Sciences Institute: Four Decades of Innovation

Annual Financial Reports: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers FY 2017 FY 2016, FY 2015, FY 2014, FY 2013, FY 2012, and FY2011.

Fiction, poetry and book reviews:

Surprise” (short story), Meluzína, literary magazine of the Prague Summer Program for Writers, July 2018

Book Review: Appalachian Alchemy by Barlow Adams, Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel, forthcoming October 2018

Cure for Lunacy,” “List of Trees, “Valley of Death,” and “Last Rites” (poems), UCity Review, June 2018

Book Review: You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld, The Same, March 2018

“Boggle on the Train” (short story), The Rush, February 2018

“The Dying Kind” (short story), Honorable Mention, 2017 Literary Competition, The Woven Tale Press (also published in The Woven Tale Press January 2018 issue)

God in the Waiting Room” (short story), published at ImageCurve, November 2017

Elegy,” “How to Make It In Business,” and “Child Saint” (poems), The Write Launch, September 2017

Shock” (poem), published in Birds Piled Loosely, 2016 Election Anthology, January 2017

“Write Your Stories” (personal essay), published in Give Yourself Permission Anthology, November 2016

“Sparrow” and “Broken Glass” (short fiction), published in The Woven Tale Press Selected Works, December 2015

“The Golden Voice of Salif Keita” (profile), published in Give Yourself Permission magazine, Fall 2015

“Racing the 500” (short story), winner of Wimmer Fiction Competition, Los Angeles Valley College, Spring 2015

Surprise,” published in Manuscript 50, Los Angeles Valley College, Spring 2015

Car Chase” (short story), ImageCurve, December 2014