Who Is Wendy Walker?

From Chicken Soup for the Soul: Power Moms

Who Is
Wendy Walker?

Wendy Walker is a former commercial litigator who has been a stay-at-home mom for the past eleven years. She began writing several years ago and her first novel, Four Wives, was released in February, 2008, by St. Martin’s Press and will be translated into Italian and Dutch. Her second novel will be published by St. Martin’s Press in the fall of 2009, and Four Wives will be released in paperback in March, 2009. In addition to editing and contributing to Chicken Soup for the Soul: Power Moms, Wendy has contributed to Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Middle School and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Getting into College.

As an attorney, she worked in private practice both in New York and Connecticut, and served as a pro bono lawyer at the ACLU. While attending Law School at Georgetown University, where she graduated magna cum laude, she spent a summer in the Special Prosecutions Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.

Wendy obtained her undergraduate degree from Brown University with a double major in economics and political science. Her junior year was spent at the London School of Economics. Upon graduating magna cum laude, she worked as a financial analyst in the Mergers and Acquisitions department of Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York.

As a young girl, Wendy trained for competitive figure skating at facilities in Colorado and New York. She now serves on the board of Figure Skating in Harlem, an organization committed to the development of underprivileged girls which she has supported since 1997. She lives in suburban Connecticut and is busy raising her three sons and writing her third novel.

Visit Wendy and learn more about the women writers and entrepreneurs from Chicken Soup for the Soul: Power Moms at: wendywalkerbooks.com!

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