Wendy Brandmark is a fiction writer, reviewer and lecturer. She writes both novels and short stories. Her first novel, The Angry Gods, was published by Dewi Lewis in 2003, and the US edition in 2005. Her second novel, The Stray American, was published in 2014 by Holland Park Press and was longlisted for the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize 2015. Wendy's short stories have been widely published in British and American magazines and anthologies, including The Massachusetts Review, Riptide Journal, Stand Magazine, Lilith Magazine, and North American Review. Her reviews have appeared in The Financial Times, New Statesman, The Literary Review, The Independent and The Times Literary Supplement. Wendy supervises second year students in the Oxford University Master of Studies (MSt) in Creative Writing, and she teaches fiction writing at The City Lit. She grew up in the Bronx, went to university in Boston and completed her MA in Creative Writing in Denver. London is now her home.