Sep 27, 2022 7:15 AM
Dan Jorgensen
Meet the Author

Dan Jorgensen will be joining us to speak about his books "Rainbow Rock" and "And the Wind Whispered". See below for information on the author. 

About the Author:

A native of Minnesota, Dan Jorgensen grew up on a South Dakota farm, attending a one-room country school and becoming the first member of his family to attend college. After earning both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from South Dakota State University, he studied creative writing and film at Colorado State University where he wrote his first book Killer Blizzard.

He has won awards for both his creative writing and newspaper feature writing and for his work in educational public relations.

In addition to writing many hundreds of news and sports articles and feature stories, both as a journalist and in public relations, he also is the author of 9 books, including the award-winning bestsellers "And The Wind Whispered" and "Killer Blizzard." His newest book is the mystery/adventure "Rainbow Rock."

He also has written 3 songs, a one- act play; contributed to 2 anthologies, and is a frequent presenter on the topics “Storytelling―From Journalism to Creative Writing” and “The Writing Life.” He also writes the blog “A Writer’s Moment.”

Among the professional organizations with which he has been affiliated are the Council for Advancement & Support of Education (CASE); The National Association of Science Writers; Kappa Tau Alpha (the national journalism honorary); Sigma Delta Chi; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Rotary International; Historical Writers of The Greatest Country On Earth; and The Historical Novel Society.

Dan and his wife Susan live in Milliken, Colorado.