Wendy Call

Seattle, WA

Author's Bio

Wendy Call is a writer, editor, teacher, and translator based in Seattle and Miami. In 2010 she served as Writer in Residence at the American Antiquarian Society, Harborview Medical Center, Hedgebrook, New College of Florida and Penland School of Crafts.

Publications and Prizes

No Word for Welcome: The Mexican Village Faces the Global Economy
(University of Nebraska Press, 2011)
Shock and Awe: War on Words
(New Pacific Press, 2004)
, Telling True Stories: A Nonfiction Writers' Guide
(Penguin/Plume, 2007)
, Tropical Rainforests
(Scholarly Resources, Inc., 2001)
, Writers and Their Notebooks
(University of South Carolina Press, 2010)
Blue Mesa Review, Chain, Colorlines, Cultural Survival Quarterly, ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America, Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, Texas Observer, Yes! Magazine
Prizes Won: 
Fellowship, Institute for Current World Affairs, 2000-2002; Scholar, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, 2002; Hunger for Justice Journalism Award, 2003; Seattle CityArist, 2006 and 2010; Individual Artist Award from 4Culture, 2007 and 2009; Society for Professional Journalists Award, 2009; Innovative Teaching Award, Pacific Lutheran University, 2009; Fellowship, American Antiquarian Society, 2010

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Hospital patients, Teachers
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
Raised in: 
military bases in a half-dozen US states, NONE
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Last updated: Dec 17, 2010