Contributor News: Linda Boroff’s recent contest win, an article on Barbara Payton, and more

Linda Boroff (a contributor to our Fall 2012 issue) recently won second place in the American Gem Short Screenplay and Literary Contest with her story, “The Spirit Upwelling.”

She also wrote an article on theĀ film noir actress, Barbara Payton, which recently appeared in the fashion and arts magazine, FutureClaw. The article includes several original photographs of her by Andre De Dienes.

Linda wrote the screenplay adaptation of the biography, Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye: The Barbara Payton Story by John O’Dowd, which is currently in development with producers Barrett Stuart and Ira Besserman.

Linda also signed an option agreement for her short story, “Light Fingers” with CAA and Brad Furman, director of The Lincoln Lawyer and Runner Runner.

Lastly, Linda is currently working on a novella, tentatively titled “Rabies.”