Winona Winkler Wendth holds an MFA in literature and writing with an emphasis on creative non-fiction from the Bennington Writing Seminars. She currently teaches writing and literature at Quinsigamond Community College. She has been a writing mentor since 2007 and has been a workshop leader and Marketing Director for SBWC since its inception. She is an original founder of Seven Bridge Writers’ Collaborative and currently serves as SBWC’s president. Her work appears frequently in print and online literary journals and was listed in Best American Essays/2010. She writes both fiction and creative non-fiction and is working on a collection of memoiristic essays as well as a short novel.