Wendy Lyons Sunshine is an award-winning writer and collaborator who delivers words that engage, inform, and improve lives.

Whether she’s interviewing sources, examining research, or crafting content, Wendy keeps her eye on the big picture, small details, and how the material can best serve the reader.

Wendy has helped experts write bestselling books, led editorial teams for publishers, and consulted for nonprofits including Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development, Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation, and others. Her byline appears in general interest media including The New York Times and Fort Worth Star-Telegram as well as specialty outlets like ScientificAmerican.com, AORN Journal, and EndocrineWeb.

After deadline, you can find her outdoors, trailing around after a 4-legged family member. For noodling about dogs, public health, and sustainability, visit @family_wag. To discuss freelance assignments, contact Wendy.


♦ First Place, Outstanding Small Market Reporting, Print, Society of Environmental Journalists
♦ First Amendment Award, Society of Professional Journalists, Fort Worth

♦ Second Place, Business Reporting, Lone Star Award, Houston Press Club
♦ Certificate of Excellence, Press Club of Dallas
♦ Outstanding Book of the Year, American Society of Journalists & Authors


♦ Masters of Arts in Professional and Technical Communication, environmental science cognate, University of North Texas
♦ Bachelor of Arts in English, honors, phi beta kappa, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick


♦ American Society of Journalists and Authors
♦ Association of Health Care Journalists
♦ Authors Guild