Karin Evans is a longtime journalist, editor, and author. She recently served as Executive Editor for the OneSky Foundation, which supports infant nurture centers and preschools in China’s orphanages. Her past experience includes editing and writing for Outside magazine, Hippocrates magazine, Health magazine, WebMD, Newsweek, and the San Francisco Examiner. She currently is a frequent contributor to Mindful magazine, and was named the 2017 Jonathan Rowe fellow at the Mesa Refuge Writers’ Retreat.
Evans’s nonfiction book The Lost Daughters of China: Abandoned Girls, the Journey to America, and the Search for a Missing Past (Tarcher/Penguin) was a national bestseller. Her book The Grace to Race, co-authored with “The Iron Nun,” a now-88-year-old world champion triathlete, was published in 2010 (Simon & Schuster). Evans is a certified yoga instructor and also volunteers for Ashby Village, a Berkeley, California, organization that helps older people remain in their own homes.