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Phone: (805) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: w***@***.com
Local Address:  New York City , New York , United States
Corwin Press , Inc.
2455 Teller Road
Thousand Oaks , California 91320
United States


Employment History


  • B.A. , English
    Vassar College
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2003- 2004 Founders Workshop Faculty, 26 July 2011 [cached]
WENDY MURRAY Wendy is editor of Wordsong, the poetry imprint of Boyds Mills Press. She has worked in the publishing field for twenty years, most recently serving as an editorial director at Scholastic Teaching Resources. In her ten years at Scholastic, she held a variety of positions, including editor of the poetry column at Instructor magazine, working with columnists Jack Prelutsky, Paul Janeczko, and Bernice Cullinan. Among the hundreds of language arts books she edited for Scholastic, many were poetry books, including the best-selling Kids' Poems by Regie Routman and Favorite Poetry Lessons by Paul Janeczko.
Murray's career in publishing began at a New York City-based small press and literary magazine, where she screened poetry and fiction manuscripts. She was a fiction editor at Redbook magazine and also managed the magazine's annual Picture Book Awards and Short Story contests. She edited young adult biographies at Chelsea House before joining Scholastic. Murray has a B.A. in English from Vassar College.
by Wendy ..., 10 Aug 2009 [cached]
by Wendy Murray
Wendy Murray teaches journalism at Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts. She recently wrote A Mended and Broken Heart: The Life and Love of Francis of Assisi.
"The reception is going to be ..., 8 Sept 2011 [cached]
"The reception is going to be just as the Sedgwicks would have hosted people here," said Wendy Murray, a local journalist and author who taught writing at Gordon College for several years and currently does volunteer work in the Long Hill gardens.
Beverages and local cuisine will be served at the reception, and Murray will discuss Sedgwick's role as an editor and writer, in addition to introducing four seminars on memoir writing that she will lead over the course of the year.
"He was a master gardener of the literary landscape in the early 20th century," Murray said.
"He's a true man of letters," Murray said, and Long Hill "is the setting of his work."
About Wendy ..., 30 Nov 2014 [cached]
About Wendy Murray
by Wendy Murray
About Wendy Murray
Wendy Murray is a veteran and award-winning journalist. She served as associate editor and Senior Writer at Christianity Today magazine and has written extensively for other publications such as Books & Culture and The Christian Century. She has written 11 books.
Owner Wendy Murray moved to ..., 7 April 2014 [cached]
Owner Wendy Murray moved to Asheville last summer, and though the business is still registered in New England, she's working to establish an Asheville identity as well. "I have a very simple business model. I can essentially set it up wherever I am," she says. Already, Murray has spoken at one of Malaprop's small-press events, where local publishers and authors discuss their work.
"I have some some good, solid writers from New England who we've published, and I'm proud of that heritage," says Murray. But she also wants Ecco Qua to tap into the local literary tradition.
Murray, of Ecco Qua, who will lead a writing workshop in Italy in October, says she feels "cautiously optimistic. Although no one in the independent book business is getting rich, she says, they can stay afloat thanks to a devoted readership. "It's so fundamental to who we are," says Murray. "The human impulse is to communicate, and that is not going to go away."
She adds: "It's a story that's still unfolding.
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