Wendy Walker is the bestselling author of All is Not Forgotten (St. Martin’s Press 20016), Emma In The Night (St. Martin’s Press 2017), and The Night Before (St. Martin’s Press 2019). She has sold rights to her books in twenty-three languages as well as film and television options. Most recently, The Night Before was optioned for television with Eva Longoria set to produce. Her next novel will be published by St. Martin’s Press in 2020 and she is currently at work on her fifth work in the genre of psychological suspense.
Wendy published two general fiction novels, Four Wives (St. Martin’s Press 2008) and Social Lives (St. Martin’s Press 2009). She also edited three compilations for the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, Power Moms, Thanks Mom and Thanks Dad.
Prior to writing her writing career, Wendy practiced both corporate and family law, having earned her J. D. from Georgetown University Law Center (magna cum laude) and her undergraduate degree from Brown University (magna cum laude). She spent her junior year of college at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Wendy also worked as a financial analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and is a certified guardian ad litem in the State of Connecticut. In between her time as a corporate litigator and family attorney, Wendy volunteered as an attorney at the ACLU in New York.
As a young girl and teenager, Wendy trained for competitive figure skating, including three years with Olympic coach Carlo Fassi at the Broadmoor training facility in Colorado Springs. Wendy continued her involvement in the world of figure skating by serving on the Board of Directors of Figure Skating in Harlem for fourteen years, and was the organization’s very first Chairwoman.
Wendy has three sons and lives in Fairfield County, CT.
Wendy’s Fall 2019 Course:
Writing a Thriller that Grabs Hollywood’s Attention