Her books include Red Goddess Poems; Bones in the Chimney (fiction); Green Rider, Thinking Horse (non-fiction); Sostenuto, (poems) and The Great Hunger (poems), which is available from Plain View Press (2009). Individual poems have appeared in a wide variety of publications. A new chapbook, Two-Gun Lil, is scheduled for independent publication in 2011. Karen holds an MA in English Lit from Georgia Southern and an MFA in Poetry from Vermont College. Please, visit her at