Wendi Aarons is an award-winning writer and humorist whose work has been seen at McSweeneys, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times (quoted), The Stir, Fresh Yarn, Parentwise Austin, BlogHer, AustinWoman, the San Francisco Chronicle, Parents Magazine, KUT, HybridMom and many other places she just can’t remember because she really likes wine.
In 2009, Wendi was a Voice of the Year winner at BlogHer, the world’s largest conference for women in social media, and was also a BlogHer Voices of the Year Honoree in 2011. She was asked to speak on comedy writing twice at BlogHer conferences and in in August 2012, her other blog TheMouthyHousewives.com will be hosting an official BlogHer party with upwards of 3,000 invitees.
Wendi’s popular humor blog, www.wendiaarons.com, was recently named “Editors Choice Funniest Mom Blog” by Parents Magazine. (She can’t believe it, either.) She is also proud to have helmed the 2011 and 2012 sold out shows of Listen To Your Mother Austin as Producer/Director.
Prior to breeding, Wendi was a copywriter. Prior to Texas, she worked in various capacities for Warner Bros., The Gersh Agency, and Walt Disney Pictures. She holds a B.A. in Film from the University of Oregon and now holds two adorable sons, Sam, age 10 and Jack, age 8. She and her incredible husband Chris love Austin and not just because of the breakfast tacos.