Bari Lynn Hein’s stories are published or forthcoming in Adelaide, The Saturday Evening Post, The Ilanot Review, HCE Review and others. Recent awards include The Saturday Evening Post Great American Fiction contest (runner-up), daCunha Short Story Contest (winner), Jerry Jazz Musician 48th Short Fiction Contest (finalist) and the OWT Short Fiction Prize (shortlisted). While her debut novel is on submission to publishing houses, her current obsession is a manuscript set in a Russian shtetl at the turn of the twentieth century.

She and her husband, artist Gregory Hein, live in the D.C. Metro area. They have two creative daughters. All photos on this website, with the exception of the beautiful scene illustrating RINASCITA, are from Ms. Hein’s personal collection.