Joyce Dinkins serves with VOICES (ExperienceVoices.org) at Our Daily Bread Ministries (ODBM). In 2017, she began serving the ministry’s effort to develop resources for diverse African American audiences, as well as to champion content by Black writers for general audiences. Joyce acquires authors, edits, and writes content for the ministry, including for special editions of the Our Daily Bread devotional, for Our Daily Bread Publishing books, and collaborates in content development for audible and film productions at ODBM’s US headquarters.
Before joining ODBM in 2015, Joyce dedicated 9 years managing editorial for New Hope Publishers books and media; 4 years as a NavPress magazine editor; and 13 years as a David C. Cook curriculum and book editor. Her freelance writing has included projects for a number of other Christian publishers.
She earned her BA magna cum laude from Northern Michigan University and a Masters in curriculum development and instruction from Colorado Christian University. In 2014 and 2015, Joyce received awards for fiction and nonfiction editing from the American Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA).
Joyce is associate director of the Academy of Christian Editors, and a member of the Evangelical Christian Publishing Association Board subcommittee on diversity and inclusion, and has served the Publishing in Color conference since its inception. By collaborating with peers in a range of publishing conferences, she enjoys sharing her enthusiasm and experiences.