Author Angie Klink Bio
Angie Klink is the author of eight books. She writes biographies, histories, documentaries, children’s books, essays, and advertising copy.
Two essays by Klink appear in Undeniably Indiana, an Indiana Bicentennial book published by Indiana University Press, August 2016.
Klink was the scriptwriter for the public education documentary Rise Above the Mark, narrated by actor Peter Coyote. Rise Above the Mark was named an Official Selection in the 2014 Gutsy Gals Film Award competition. Deborah Hutchison, President and Founder of Gutsy Gals Inspire Me said, “Your film has helped to support our mission of promoting talented women writers and directors of film, and putting women’s creative vision front-and-center in today’s contemporary media.”
Klink is the recipient of the 2016 American Advertising Federation Silver Medal Award recognizing lifetime achievement in the marketing, advertising and public relations industry. She has received fifty-eight American Advertising Federation ADDY Awards and an honorable mention in the 2007 Erma Bombeck Writers’ Competition.
Klink is a lifetime member of the Purdue University President's Council, a lifetime member of the Purdue Alumni Association, and a long-time member of the John Purdue Club. She is a board member of the YWCA of Greater Lafayette and a past board member of the National Women’s History Project (NWHP). Klink holds a BA from the Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University.