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literary agency executive , speaker

Wendy Keller Zhorne, American literary agency executive, speaker. Recipient Mary C. Brown award Arizona Press Women, 1981. Literacy counselor, California; Member Women's National Book Association, Publications Marketing Association, National Speakers Association (content compatible advisory committee).

Background

Zhorne, Wendy Keller was born on October 2, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Alexander Robert and Carol Ruth (Wheeler) Keller.

Education

Student, Yavapai Community College, 1980-1981;student, Arizona State University, 1981-1983.

Career

Features editor, The Ruff-Riter, Prescott, Arizona, 1981-1982;drama critic, State Press, Tempe, Arizona, 1982-1983;associate editor, Pointe magazine, Tempe, 1982-1983;associate editor, La Gaceta de Los Angeles, 1983-1984;reporter, Knight-Ridder Media, Arcadia, California, 1984;associate agent, The Writers' Associations, Sun Valley, California, 1988;president, Forthwrite Literature Agency, Pasadena, California, since 1989;public consultant, Forthwrite Literature Agency, Pasadena, California, since 1990. Lecturer to numerous clubs and conferences internationally, since 1989. Presenteron overcoming obstacles to various organizations nationally, since 1994.

Membership

Literacy counselor, California. Member Women's National Book Association, Publications Marketing Association, National Speakers Association (content compatible advisory committee).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: competitive epée fencing.

Connections

Married Jeff E. Zhorne, September 9, 1984 (divorced June 1994). Children: Jeremy Winston (deceased), Amelia Louise (deceased), Sophia Rose.

father:
Alexander Robert Keller

mother:
Carol Ruth (Wheeler) Keller

spouse:
Jeff E. Zhorne

children:
Jeremy Winston Zhorne (deceased)

Amelia Louise Zhorne (deceased)

Sophia Rose Zhorne