I am a non-fiction writer, currently looking to place my memoir. Follow me on twitter: @wendystcolbert
Brevity featured my essay The Ethics of Empathy: Techniques for Portraying Antagonists in Contemporary Memoir in May 2018.
Inside Voice aired my story Only Surviving Child in May 2017.
Healthcare in America featured a story in February 2017.
One of my stories, Splitsville or Bust, is published in the 2017 anthology Just a Little More Time.
In October 2016, 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 in April 2016 at Mockingbird Books.
In October 2015, I read an original essay at IslandWood’s Circle of Friends, a weekend writing retreat for women on Bainbridge Island, featuring Terry Tempest Williams.
My personal essays have been featured in Jezebel, The Huffington Post, Salon, Whole Life Times, ParentMap, The Feminist Wire, This Great Society, Writing in Public, Feel More Better and Writing is My Drink. My 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 2014 anthology SPENT: Exposing Our Complicated Relationship with Shopping published by Seal Press.
My story “Bearing Max” is featured in the 2014 anthology Three Minus One available from She Writes Press.
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.