I’m the author of a poetry collection, Sister, and four creative writing adventure books: Rip the Page!, Leap Write In!, Write Back Soon! and Rip ALL the Pages! 52 Tear Out Adventures for Creative Writers. A writing guide and traveling author, I create books for the young and young-at-heart to explore and expand their imaginations. A recipient of a few grants and literary awards, and fellowships/residencies from Hedgebrook, Numeroventi, The Moth, and Djerassi Resident Artists Program, I lead writing adventures in the San Francisco Bay Area at The Writers Nest, and internationally. To find out more contact me.


Creative Writing Adventures

Creative Writing Adventures (CWA) is a non-profit program fiscally sponsored by California Poets in the Schools (CalPoets). CWA funds students with partial and full writing scholarships. Please visit CWA here and consider donating to support students in need. Your generosity of creative literacy is appreciated.

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Karen’s Books Available For Purchase

Rip the Page! will do a wonderful job of adding a key element of fun to what can be a challenging part of your homeschooling day.” ~Practical Homeschooling

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