Bari Lynn Hein’s stories are published or forthcoming in Adelaide, The Saturday Evening PostThe Ilanot Review, HCE Review, Brilliant Flash Fiction, Sand Hills and other literary journals. Recent awards include The Saturday Evening Post Great American Fiction contest (runner-up and 1 of 10 most-read short stories of 2018), daCunha Short Story Contest (winner), Jerry Jazz Musician 48th Short Fiction Contest (finalist) and the OWT Short Fiction Prize (shortlisted). Her debut novel is on submission; her current obsession is a manuscript set in 1969 and 2019.

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.