I am a non-fiction writer, currently looking to place my memoir. Follow me on twitter: @wendystcolbert

I co-hosted North Seattle Storytellers’ Valentine’s Day event.

Brevity featured my essay The Ethics of Empathy: Techniques for Portraying Antagonists in Contemporary Memoir.

Inside Voice aired my story Only Surviving Child.

Healthcare in America featured a story.

One of my stories, Splitsville or Bust, is published in the anthology Just a Little More Time.

My story “The Sign I Carry” was featured in The Huffington Post and on Medium.

I read an excerpt from my memoir-in-progress at Seattle’s Lit Crawl.

I read an excerpt from my memoir-in-progress at a Listen To Your Mother preview event at Mockingbird Books.

I read an original essay at IslandWood’s Circle of Friends, a weekend writing retreat for women on Bainbridge Island, featuring Terry Tempest Williams.

I was part of the inaugural cast of the Seattle production of Listen To Your Mother, joining twelve other writers on stage to tell our original, true stories of motherhood.

My personal essays have been featured in Jezebel, The Huffington Post, Salon, Whole Life Times, ParentMap, The Feminist WireThis Great Society, Writing in PublicFeel More Better and Writing is My DrinkMy essays are also included in Theo Pauline Nestor’s anthologies We Came to Say and We Came Back to Say.

Another essay, “Shopping for Breasts,” is featured in Kerry Cohen’s anthology SPENT: Exposing Our Complicated Relationship with Shopping published by Seal Press.

My story “Bearing Max” is featured in the anthology Three Minus One available from She Writes Press.

Nestor mentioned me in her interview with The Writing Barn.

Nestor also interviewed me as a participant in the Wild Mountain Memoir Retreat.

I earned an MFA in non-fiction writing from Pacific University in 2016. I hold certificates in two University of Washington Extension Programs: Memoir and Literary Fiction.  In addition, I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Western Washington University, where I wrote for the Western Front and Klipsun.

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