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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

No matter your race, religion (or lack of), gender or creed, the greatest “rule” ever created, thought of or implemented, is the one dubbed “The Golden Rule.” In its simplest, purest form, it charges us to treat others the way … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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“Even a book can be dangerous in the wrong hands, and when that happens, you blame the hands, but you also read the book.”
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