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 an Associate Professor 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.