LynnDianne Beene

Lynn Beene teaches language theory, professional writing, and contemporary literature at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. In addition to owning the freelance writing company, B & F Writers, Beene has published on grammar (The Riverside Handbook of Grammar and Rhetoric), British fiction (John le Carré), writing tactics, and, most recently, articles on existentialism in cultural and literary texts and contemporary philosophers, novelists, and nonfiction writers.
After completing a text on editing, she is finishing work on a survey contemporary grammar models and an anthology of detective/mystery poetry. She is a member of the Authors Guild, National Association of Science Writers, Modern Language Association, American Association of University Professors, and the American Dialect Society.
In her spare time she is the primary researcher for the Rocky Mountain Linguistic Atlas.