Wendy Call




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Wendy Call

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Wendy Call has served as Writer in Residence at twenty institutions, including five national parks, three universities, a historical archive and a public hospital. She has worked as a freelance writer & editor since 2000. Before that, she devoted a decade to full-time work for social change organizations. She teaches in Goddard College's BFA in Writing program, where she founded the literary journal DUENDE. She lives and works in Seattle.
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I'm teaching a ten-week all online creative nonfiction class, beginning September 29, 2014. We'll explore eight key elements of successful creative nonfiction.

We’ll dissect great examples from masters of the genre – including James Baldwin, Jo Ann Beard, Annie Dillard, Joan Didion, Zora Neale Hurston, George Orwell, Luis Alberto Urrea, Alice Walker, and David Foster Wallace, looking at the gor... Read more of this blog post »
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The Artist's Way:...

Wendy Wendy said: " Yes, this book is phenomenal, as I turn to it for the third time since I first got on TAW wagon in 1999. But oh, how the religious references are grating on me this time. Still, it is excellent medicine. "

 
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Wendy Wendy said: " I can't stop thinking about this book. It is, as my friend Emily Doolittle put it, a book "almost too sad to read," but it is also too urgent NOT to read. When Languages Die is clearly written book about a fabulously complex topic. It is, to oversimp ...more "

 

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Jessica Wendy: can you help with this?
El Salvadorean author rec?
http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...


Jessica Wendy, congratulations on your book! Am going to try to make it to one of your events, they're a bit far from me tho... if I don't make it, will get your book of course!


Tamela Rich Hi Wendy,
Have you read Oxygen by fellow Washingtonian Carol Cassella? (do WA state residents call themselves Washingtonians?)

http://www.amazon.com/Oxygen-Novel-Ca...


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