BA 1981, Brian Lamb School of Communication
Author and Advertising Copywriter
Angie Klink is an author and advertising copywriter. Klink writes biographies, histories, documentaries, children’s books, essays, and copy for a variety of advertising media.
Klink was the scriptwriter for the 2013 documentary about public education, Rise Above the Mark, narrated by Peter Coyote. She is the author of three books published by Purdue University Press: The Deans’ Bible: Five Purdue Women and Their quest for Equality, released March 2014; Kirby’s Way: How Kirby and Caroline Risk Built their Company on Kitchen-Table Values; and Divided Paths, Common Ground: The Story of Mary Matthews and Lella Gaddis, Pioneering Purdue Women Who Introduced Science into the Home.
Klink’s book Kirby’s Way contains a foreword by Brian Lamb, Founder and Executive Director of C-SPAN, and namesake of the Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue.
Klink also has authored the children’s books Purdue Pete Finds His Hammer and I Found U and is published in four titles for the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. She has won fifty-two American Advertising Federation ADDY Awards. Klink lives in Lafayette with her husband, two sons, and rescue dog, Chloe. Visit angieklink.com, where you’ll find links to follow her on Facebook and Twitter.