Lynne Hinton (MDiv ’88) recently published her new book, Traveling Light, under the name Lynne Branard. Hinton is the author of 20 books, including Friendship Cake, which was a New York Times bestseller. Her novel Pie Town was named the 2011 NM Book of the Year: Fiction/Adventure, Drama Category and 2011 National Federation of Press Women’s Fiction Book of the Year. Hinton has also served on the Board of Trustees for PSR and was named a Distinguished Alum in 2003. She and her husband, Bob Branard, live in Guilford County.