Wendy Thornton

Poet, Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

2306 NW 46th Terrace
Gainesville, FL 32606
Phone: 
352-373-9619

Author's Bio

Wendy Thornton is a freelance writer and editor who has been published in Riverteeth, Epiphany, MacGuffin and many other literary journals and books.  Her memoir, Dear Oprah Or How I Beat Cancer and Learned to Love Daytime TV, Memoir, was published in July 2013 and is available on Amazon and Kindle. Her mystery, Bear-Trapped: In a Trashy Hollywood Novel, was published in February 2015 and is  available on Amazon and Kindle. Her memoir and exploration of modern music, Sounding the Depths, was published in 2017. She has won many awards for her work.  She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and has been Editor’s Pick on Salon.com multiple times. She was the organizer and first president of the Writers Alliance (www.writersalliance.org). Her work is published in England, Ireland, Australia and India.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Anthology:
Dogs Singing (Salmon Poetry (Ireland), 2015)
Journals:
Diverse Voices Quarterly
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Shaking Like a Mountain
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Fiction

Journals:
Battered Suitcase
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Halfway Down the Stairs
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Midwest Literary Magazine
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Oregon Literary Review
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Poetry

Journals:
Hiram Poetry Review
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Oklahoma Review
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Shadowtrain
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Underground Voices

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Birmingham
Raised in: 
Gainesville, FL
Florida
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Last update: May 01, 2019