Linda Thorsen Bond

Playwright

Dr. Linda Thorsen Bond has written and produced 20 historical plays and won two national Telly Awards for a television documentary about one of her plays.  She has written newspaper and magazine articles for publications including Wild West, Texas Highways, Texas Monthly, W, USA Today, Family Circle, Australian Woman's Day, San Angelo Standard Times, four different Colorado magazines and more.

Her historical novel, Saving the Oldest Town in Texas, was a finalist in the Historical Fiction category of the 2019 American Fiction Awards. It is the story of the scoundrel who robbed his own bank and left his wife, his children and his mansion behind in Nacogdoches, Texas.

The next book, “San Angelo A to Z: A Young Reader’s Guide” is published by ACU Press (Abilene Christian University) in 2020.

Highlights

"Swingtime Canteen" with William Repicci and Charles Busch is a favorite musical of theatre all over the USA.

"Five Ex-Wives in ICU" is frequently used by high schools and universities for contest plays.

The historical plays she writes and produces are interactive community-wide performances that tell a story of the communities where they are based.