Maggi Dawn is an author and theologian. She began her professional life as a singer-songwriter, but later after reading for a degree and a PhD in theology, turned her creative talents to writing books. Maggi is currently based at Yale University, where she is Dean of Marquand Chapel in the Divinity School, and Associate Professor of Theology and Literature at Yale Institute of Sacred Music, where she teaches courses on Songwriting, Poetry for Ministry, Coleridge and the Bible, Designing and Curating Worship, and Performative Theology.

Her most-read book is The Accidental Pilgrim, which traces the history of pilgrimage within a theological memoir.

Maggi lives in Connecticut, USA and also has a base in London UK.