C.A. Lindsay began her writing career in 1974 as columnist for the Crosswinds newspaper, NAS Whidbey Island, followed by work as writer/photographer for various papers and magazines in San Diego County. In 1989, she began writing poetry which has been published in literary magazines (Old Hickory Review, The Kit-Cat Review) as well as commercial (Leatherneck, Magazine of the Marines, USA Today,) publications. Lindsay has won numerous First Place Awards for poetry, short stories and essays. Her poetry had been part of juried art exhibitions at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, La Jolla Art Association Gallery, and the East County Performing Arts Center, El Cajon. Lindsay was also executive producer-host of Carlsbad Corner, 30-minute CCTV shows showcasing writers, musicians, and artists. She has been featured poet for a news segment on local (KDCI) CNN headline news during National Poetry Month and her poem “Floral With a Rose,” was placed on a wall of the historic Pen Arts Building in D.C. in 1998. As President of the Palomar Branch of the NLAPW (National League of American Pen Women), Lindsay was presented with the “Woman of Achievement Award” in Laguna Hills, California. The author of six books is a long-time member of the Academy of American Poets.