In addition to Animal Voices and Awakening to
Animal Voices, Dawn is the author of Who Lives
Here?, a series of animal and nature books for
children. She has published short stories in
LadyBug (for children), Leviathan (anthology), and
Rosebud (literary quarterly), and has won both
Grand Prize and Editor’s Choice in the Alaska Daily
News/University of Anchorage creative writing
contest. She has also published book reviews and
nonfiction articles on a variety of subjects, and
contributed to a book series regarding the healing
benefits of essential oils.
For the past seven years, Dawn has been the Editor
of Alaska Wellness, a bi-monthly magazine focused
on health and wellness for the body, mind and
spirit. She is listed in the both Who's Who in
America and Who's Who of American Women.
Dawn graduated from Lawrence University, summa
cum laude, in 1981. Her B.A. is in Comparative
Religions and Symbolic Anthropology. She also has
a degree in Massage Therapy from the Potomac
Massage Training Institute, where she taught
Anatomy and Kinesiology for several years.
Dawn lives with the wild man Bob Brunke, their
daughter Alyeska, three dogs Max, Zak and Riza,
and other animals in Wasilla, Alaska.
Dawn Baumann Brunke
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Dawn Baumann Brunke is a writer who specializes in
the areas of healing, metaphysics and spirituality.
She has published over three dozen interviews,
including talks with natural medicine writer Dr.
Andrew Weil; former NASA consultant Richard
Hoagland; noted speakers Gregg Braden, Patricia
Sun and Caroline Myss; and many animal