Wendy J Dunn

Wendy J. Dunn is an author, playwright and poet. Obsessed by Tudor History since childhood, she has authored two Anne Boleyn novels: Dear Heart, How Like You This?, the winner of the 2003 Glyph Fiction Award and 2004 runner up in the Eric Hoffer Award for Commercial Fiction, and The Light in the Labyrinth, her first young adult novel. Her third Tudor novel, Falling Pomegranate Seeds: The Duty of Daughters, re-imagines the early years of Katherine of Aragon’s life.

Wendy gained her Doctorate of Philosophy (Writing) from Swinburne University in 2014. A long-time writing tutor and lecturer at Swinburne University, Wendy was also the founding Managing Editor of Backstory journal and Other Terrain, two writing journals belonging to Swinburne University.

For the last four years, she has also coordinated the Women Writing History event at Eltham library.

Wendy’s fourth Tudor novel, the conclusion of her Katherine of Aragon story, will be published on January 15th, 2021. Her next writing project is set in Australia – but with Tudor elements. One day she plans to write a novel completely unconnected to the Tudors. That time will come.

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