WINGATE, ANNE*. Novelist**, entrepreneur. Born Savannah, Georgia 1943. Raised in Texas. Firstborn of seven. Omnivorous reader; enthusiast for electronic books. Lifelong interest in Egyptology. First marriage 1962 divorce 1983; daughters 1963 1971 son 1967. Journalist (Georgia) 1968–69, CSI police work (Georgia, Texas) 1970–81, communications consultant (Texas) 1981–1984, university classroom and correspondence teaching (Texas, Utah) 1980–98. Veteran, Navy intelligence. Certified Latent Print Examiner 1978. Medical troubles destroyed academic career. Texas Woman’s University: M.A. (English) 1982. University of Utah: Ph.D. (English / creative writing) 1989. Joined Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1980. Joined American Mensa 1984–85 for matrimony. With second husband in Salt Lake City since 1985. Adopted 1986 niece (1979–2006). Faculty, Writer’s Digest School 1988–98; Critic, Writer’s Digest Criticism Service 1988–92. Married partnerships with Thomas Russell Wingate: Wingate & Wingate, Writers since 1989; Pink Tree Press 1993–2002. Assistant to Chief Executive Officer, Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation, Inc., since 2001. Proprietor, Live Oak House, since 2006. Authored or co-authored 1984–2006 twenty-two published novels (police procedurals mostly set in Texas) and two published non-fiction books; authored and e-published six e-books and edited and e-published nine e-books 2006–08. Professional book reviewer 2010–. Speaker at writers’ conferences. Long profile Salt Lake Tribune 1986-01-26. Long entry Contemporary Authors 1992. Full page profile Mystery Scene 12/2005. Marquis Who’s Who in America: biographee 2009–. National Rifle Association: Life Member 2009. Marquis Who’s Who in the World: biographee 2010–. Marquis Who’s Who of American Women: biographee 2010/2011–.
*Née Martha Anne Guice. Maiden name (from famous French Guise) rhymes with “mice”; “g” as in “golf.” Discontinued “Martha” at start of second marriage.
**Noms de plume: Martha G. Webb, Lee Martin, Anne Wingate. See Novels and Non-Fiction and Electronic Books on website.