The Virginia G. Piper
Center for Creative Writing

Photograph of Barbara Renner

Barbara Renner

Meet Your Literary Community 2019

About Barbara Renner

Barbara and her husband have lived in Phoenix for over 40 years. After Barbara retired from teaching, they purchased a summer home in Minnesota. Believing that reading can be both entertaining and educational, Barbara has written and published four picture books about a juvenile loon named Lonnie, three books about Quincy the Quail and his family, and one book about Trumpeter Swans. Barbara visits elementary schools to read her books, organize book fairs, and facilitate writing activities.