Wendy Call

Creative Nonfiction Writer

Seattle, WA
Washington US

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 & Prizes

Writers and Their Notebooks (University of South Carolina Press, 2010)
Telling True Stories: A Nonfiction Writers' Guide (Penguin/Plume, 2007)
Shock and Awe: War on Words (New Pacific Press, 2004)
Tropical Rainforests (Scholarly Resources, Inc., 2001)
No Word for Welcome: The Mexican Village Faces the Global Economy (University of Nebraska Press, 2011)
Journals: ,
Cultural Survival Quarterly
ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America
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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

Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Illness/Wellness, Teachers
Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
Raised in: 
military bases in a half-dozen US states, NONE
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Last update: Dec 17, 2010