Brown, Wendy (1967 - )

Genre: Non-Fiction

Old Orchard Beach resident Wendy Brown was born in Ohio. She earned a B.A. in English from Eastern Kentucky University (1989) then taught English at a rural Kentucky school. She has worked as a restaurant manager, enlisted in the Army and ran a home-based business.

She has published articles in several ezines and writes regularly on her blog "Surviving the Suburbs"

She lives in the suburbs of Southern Maine with her "amazing husband, our three beautiful daughters, eight chickens, four rabbits, three ducks, two dogs, and an abnormally large, black cat named Mr. Pumpkin."

She published her first book in March of 2011.


  • Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs: The Thrivalist's Guide to Life Without Oil (2011).