Steven Winn

Steven Winn is an award-winning arts journalist and fiction writer. A longtime staff writer at the San Francisco Chronicle, he has held a Wallace Stegner Fellowship in fiction at Stanford University and received two-first place Excellence in Writing Awards from the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors (AASFE), along with multiple prizes from the Press Club of the East Bay and the Peninsula Press Club. Winn spent many years as the Theater Critic at the Chronicle and was the paper's Arts and Culture Critic from 2002-2008. Winn is the author of Come Back, Como: Winning the Heart of a Reluctant Dog (Harper), the story of a unique journey: one man's valiant quest to win the love of a truly one-of-a-kind dog, a man-fearing, master escape artist who wanted nothing whatsoever to do with him. [+]