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Wendy C. Garfinkle

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Wendy was born and raised in South Florida. She moved to Northwest Texas in her early 20s, but returned to South Florida eight years later. She holds five degrees, including MA and MFA in Creative Writing from Wilkes University. She's a poet, reading addict, and collector of interesting clothing tags, which are recycled into bookmarks.

She has served as a copy editor and reader for www.hippocampusmagazine.com, and as a reader for the James Jones First Novel Fellowship. Wendy is a crime analyst for a local law enforcement agency, an editor and proofreader for Booktrope, and lives with her teenage son.

Her first novel Serpent on a Cross (first digitally released by Northampton House Press in October 2012) was published in print and re-released

Hope is a Candle in the Darkness of Depression

  I’ve written about this before, but it bears repeating. The season between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is my favorite time of year, but also seems to be a time when I struggle with my depression and anxiety, and … Continue reading →
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Published on January 01, 2021 09:15
Average rating: 3.79 · 33 ratings · 22 reviews · 3 distinct works
Serpent on a Cross (Book #1)

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4.42 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 2018 — 4 editions
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