Winkk is an Author, Choreographer, Entrepreneur and Mentor. She is the author of the novels Misleading, Tour Secrets and Tour Secrets 2. Once you open one of Winkk’s novels, you won’t be able to stop until you’ve navigated every twist, turn and tragedy in the lives of her relatable and fascinating characters. Winkk’s deft storytelling, creative imagination and experience as a professional choreographer/dancer have made her novels a rousing success.
Winkk’s latest novel Misleading draws you into the glittery, but gritty realm of Jarvis Denttin a self-absorbed businessman who gets on a first-name basis with betrayal. Devastated by the shocking murder of his best friend, Jarvis is oblivious of his acquaintances motives which puts him in a deadly situation. APOOO Book Club gave the following praises: “This was an exciting and entertaining book to read with an unsuspecting twist. The characters were well developed.” RWA Book Club stated, “It’s a quick read with plenty of drama to keep you at the edge of your seat turning pages. The book was well worth the read.” AAMBC nominated Misleading for Book of the Year.
Winkk’s other novels “Tour Secrets” and the sequel “Tour Secrets 2″ are wrapped with shocking secrets, unpredictable twists and erratic turns, which gives a heart-stopping, jaw-dropping look into the music industry through the eyes of dancers. Winkk was nominated for the “Breakout Author of the Year” from the African American Literary Awards and Urban Reviews awarded “Tour Secrets 2” a 4.5 on a 5-point reviewing scale, dubbing it a “near classic.” APOOO Book Club offered the following accolades: “I was emotionally exhausted when I finished reading because I could visualize the words coming to life. The book kept my undivided attention from beginning to end.”
Besides writing, Winkk continues to work as a choreographer, artist developer and creative director. Winkk was awarded the Katherine Dunham award for “Best Choreography” from The Black Theater Alliance for her work in the broadway stage play “The Color Purple”. She also produces innovative video teasers for each of her novels as part of her holistic literary vision. Winkk is writing a new novel, while juggling life as a wife, mother and entrepreneur.