Margaret Wrinkle is a writer, filmmaker, educator and visual artist. Her debut novel, Wash, won the Center for Fiction’s Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize and an American Book Award. The novel has also been named the fiction runner-up for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, a Wall Street Journal Top Ten Novels of the Year, a New York Times Editors’ Choice, an O Magazine Top Ten selection, and a People magazine Four Star pick.
Margaret’s award-winning documentary, broken\ground, made with Chris Lawson about the racial divide in her historically conflicted hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, was featured on NPR’s Morning Edition and was a winner of at the Council on Foundations Film+Video Festival. Her website is margaretwrinkle.com.