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Lynda Rutledge, a fifth-generation Texan, has petted baby rhinos, snorkeled with endangered turtles, and dodged hurricanes as a freelance journalist publishing in national and internationally publications, while winning awards for her fiction from Illinois Arts Council, Writers League of Texas, Ragdale Foundation, and Atlantic Center for the Arts, among others. She and her husband live outside Austin.



Happy to announce that Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale has won the

2013 WRITERS LEAGUE OF TEXAS Book Award for Fiction.

Honored beyond words.

For a complete list of finalists and winners in other genres, click here:

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EXCERPT: Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale (Literature & Fiction)
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"My f2f book club read this for our month of May selection. I was surprised that I enjoyed this story so much since the title left me with a very different impression. The story raises some thoughtful questions about family, aging, death, and recon..." Read more of this review »
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"This novel was wonderful, the characters were so charming. I loved how Faith clung to her belongings and their history when, as always seems to be true, in some cases family legend was far from the truth. I would read this author again."
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“You can know all about a person from the things they collect, the books on their shelves, the chairs in their parlor. … Let me into your house; I could write your life story.”
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“See, what you do here is you work yourself away from the words, slowly shedding them until there's no more need of them, because you're them and they're you- wordless words. And then, what you want, all you want, are the slow silent white fireworks of Who-What Made It All, calling it whatever you want to until you don't call it anything at all because you don't need to, you just don't need to anymore...”
Lynda Rutledge, Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale

“We're just like the antiques. We grow old and get scarred and beat up along the way, and the only question becomes whether we're going to make it until we realize what we already have is valuable." --Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale”
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“You can know all about a person from the things they collect, the books on their shelves, the chairs in their parlor. … Let me into your house; I could write your life story.”
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“You can know all about a person from the things they collect, the books on their shelves, the chairs in their parlor. … Let me into your house; I could write your life story.”
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