Wendy Wisner

Bayside, NY

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)
Anthologies: 
In Our Own Words: A Generation Defining Itself
(MW Enterprises, 2007)
, Mamas and Papas: On the Sublime and Heartbreaking Art of Parenting
(City Works Press, 2010)
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
Chapbook: 
Another Place of Rocking
(Pudding House Press, 2010)
Prizes Won: 
The Amy Award (2003) Academy of American Poets Award

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Queens
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Last updated: Jul 26, 2011