Wendy Townsend is a graduate of the Vermont College MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults Program.
Since 2004 she has lead the Summer Weekend Intensive Workshops in Writing for Children at Empire State College in New Paltz and has worked on independent studies with both undergrad and grad students at Empire State College. Currently, Wendy teaches in The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College.
In 1993 she coauthored and illustrated Iguanas: A Guide to Their Biology and Captive Care. After she finished her work on Iguanas, she knew that she wanted to write. Wendy’s first novel is Lizard Love.