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Wendy Wisner

Author's Bio

Wendy Wisner is a writer and poet living in Bayside, New York. She is the author of a book of poems, Epicenter (2004), and a chapbook, Another Place of Rocking (2010). Her book reviews appear regularly in Lilith Magazine, and her poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Prairie Schooner, The Spoon River Review, The Bellevue Literary Review, Literary Mama, No Tell Motel, and Verse Daily. Wendy taught writing and literature at Hunter College for four years. Since the birth of her son in 2007, she has pursued her long-time interest in women's health and babies: she volunteers as a breastfeeding counselor, and is pursuing her Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) certification.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Epicenter (Wordtech Communications, 2004)
Chapbooks:
Another Place of Rocking (Pudding House Press, 2010)
Anthologies:
Mamas and Papas: On the Sublime and Heartbreaking Art of Parenting (City Works Press, 2010), In Our Own Words: A Generation Defining Itself (MW Enterprises, 2007)
Journals:
5 AM , Bellevue Literary Review, Crab Creek Review, Flint Hills Review, Flyway, Natural Bridge, Prairie Schooner, RHINO, Runes: A Review of Poetry, Sojourner, Spoon River Poetry Review, The Minnesota Review
Prizes:
The Amy Award (2003) Academy of American Poets Award

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Listing last updated: July 26, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Queens, NY

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