Dawn Wink is a writer and educator whose work explores the tensions and beauty of language, culture, and place.
Wink studied International Relations, Spanish, and German at the University of California/Davis and received her Master’s in Crosscultural Leadership from California State University/Sacramento.
Wink’s novel Meadowlark (Pronghorn Press) was awarded the Women Writing the West WILLA Award for Historical Fiction/Finalist, High Plains Book Award for Woman Writer/Finalist, and NM/AZ Book Awards for Historical Fiction/Finalist.
Her first book, Teaching Passionately: What’s Love Got To Do With It?, co-written with Joan Wink, was published in 2004 by Pearson.
Wink is Director of the Department of Teacher Education at Santa Fe Community College and her literary work is represented by Elizabeth Trupin-Pulli of Jet Literary Associates, Inc.
Wink lives with her family in Santa Fe, New Mexico.