About Steven Winn

Steven Winn was arts and culture critic for the San Francisco Chronicle and winner of a 2002 and 2003 Excellence in Writing Award from the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors. His feature articles appear in a range of literary journals, national magazines and newspapers. His memoir is Come Back, Como.

Describing How We Behave When Life Deals a Blow

Steven Winn, columnist and critic for the San Francisco Chronicle and past contributor to Writing It Real, tells a good story about a series of articles he wrote that were extremely popular. He was eating lunch with one of his newspaper’s editors and telling her about Como, the one-year-old rescue dog his family had adopted, … Continue reading

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After the Ball

After posting last week’s interview about Steven Winn’s ideas for finding contacts on the publishing scene, I am pleased to reprint his wonderful essay about a spring day during a most difficult passage in his life.  The essay originally appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle on Father’s Day 2002 under the headline “Good Day at … Continue reading

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Make the Stretch to Get Your Foot in the Door

The Sunday July 20, 2003 edition of the San Francisco Chronicle was proud to report that its journalists are serving the Bay Area community well.  Arts and culture critic Steven Winn was among four Chronicle writers who placed in the 15th annual American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors’ Excellence in Writing contest.  This marks … Continue reading

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