Wendy Walker is a former commercial litigator who has been a stay-at-home mom for the past twelve years. She began writing several years ago and her first novel, Four Wives, was released in February, 2008, by St. Martin’s Press. It was also published in the UK and The Netherlands. Her second novel, Social Lives, was published by St. Martin’s Press in September of 2009. Wendy recently edited Chicken Soup for the Soul: Power Moms, Chicken Soup for the Soul Thanks Mom and Chicken Soup for the Soul Thanks Dad. In addition, she 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. She now volunteers at Connecticut Legal Services.
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.