Author Linda L. KruschkeLinda L. Kruschke is a lawyer and rape overcomer who writes candid memoir and fearless poetry. She dreams of a day when God’s justice and mercy reign in perfect balance in her heart. Linda aspires to show other trauma survivors that through God’s redemption and healing they can overcome. Her column includes narrative nonfiction—stories that help the reader reach a deeper understanding of what justice and mercy really mean to them—by sharing what they mean to her.

Linda is the author of three self-published poetry books and has had articles, poems, stories, and devotionals published many publications: The Christian Journal, Today’s Christian Living, Bible Advocate, Now What?, Fathom magazine, Calla Press, Divine Purpose blog and magazine, Agape Review, several print compilations, The Quiet Hour devotional, and Guideposts Pray a Word a Day devotional.

Linda is editor of Swallow’s Nest poetry journal of Oregon Christian Writers. She also serves as OCW’s Cascade Writing Contest Director.