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Annette Wexler is an award-winning journalist, writer and editor. A
contributing editor to Dun & Bradstreet Reports and New York Real
Estate magazines, her work has appeared in The New York Times, The
Star-Ledger, New Jersey Business Magazine, Business Journal of New
Jersey, Garden State Home & Garden Magazine, Modern Electronics Manual,
The News Tribune, The Home News Tribune, New Jersey Focus, Atlantic City
Magazine, The Jewish State, The Jewish Star, Real Estate New York Magazine,
Real Estate Forum Magazine, Raritan Valley Business Review, Women's Newspaper,
New Jersey Success Magazine, New Jersey Living Magazine, New Jersey Homes,
The Pet Dealer Magazine, Remodeling News and the Elizabeth Daily Journal.
Annette was a public relations' consultant for Siemens Capital Corp., Lever
Brothers Company, Heller Industrial Parks and Middlesex County College and she
has taught creative writing and freelance writing courses at the Woodbridge New
Jersey Public Library and Woodbridge and Metuchen New Jersey Public Schools.
Her biography appears in Who's Who in America and in Who's Who in American Women
and she was a winner in the 1990 National Federation of Press Women's
Communications Contest. In 1980 she received the Outstanding Creative Writing
Award at Middlesex County College and was a winner in the 3rd Annual Poetry
Contest sponsored by the New Jersey Writer's Conference. A book of her poetry
titled "Illusions," was published by Gusto Press in 1980. She has also written
three biographies of industrial realtor Isaac Heller titled "The Heller Family History,
Volume I," which was published by Mr. Heller in 2011, "The Heller Family History,
Volume II," published by Mr. Heller in 2012 and "The Heller Family History, Volume III,
published by Mr. Heller in 2013.  The bographies are available at libraries, historical
societies and universities located throughout New York and New Jersey. Wexler has
conducted a writers' workshop at the New Jersey Memorial Home for Disabled Veterans,
and she has helped two of her very talented students to start websites, which can still
be found at Poetrypoem. The poets, Evelyn Sterngart, a 96-year-old widow of a World
War II veteran, and Grace John (pen name for John Grace), a Vietnam War Veteran,
are now deceased.  "Their poetry and prose meant so much to them and I loved to see
them smile," Ms. Wexler said.  Annette has four sons, Steven, Ronald, Bruce and Alan;
10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Her latest book, an autobiography titled
"A NICE JEWISH GIRL FROM THE BRONX & NEW JERSEY" and complete with poetry and
photos, is available at Amazon.com, or by contacting Annette Wexler on this site or on
Facebook.  Portions of the proceeds from this book will go to The American Heart
Association and the American Cancer Society in memory of her dear sons, Steven Wexler
and Ronald Wexler, who have passed away.