Home


Here's the latest:


***HOT NEWS*** November 2017

Karen's sci-fi short story "Human Sounds" is published in Existere, Journal of Arts and Literature, from York University in Toronto, Canada.

Read the story here:


September 2017

Karen's slightly creepy short story "Bugging Out" is published in The Penman Review.

Read the story here:


May 2017

2017 marks Karen's sixth time participating in the Localvision annual photography show.

Her photo "Agua con Burbujas" is her take on a photography club's montly theme of "water." Most of the photographers presented idylic landscapes with lakes and oceans, so of course Karen took her photo a different way.

Her "Agua con Burbujas" continues her study of photographing everyday objects in uncommon ways.

The Localvision show is on display now through June 30, 2017 at the gallery at the Redwood Shores Public Library.


April 2017

Karen's short story "Raspberry Vanilla Zephyr" is published in Hawai'i Pacific Review.

Read the story here:


March 2017

Karen's short story "Turning Time" is published in Volume 2, Number 3, the March 2017 issue of Drunk Monkeys.

Read the story here:



Local Vision Gallery Show

Karen has returned to the Localvision annual photography show with her photo After Party on display now through August 2016.

This photo is the culmination of several attempts at a different sort of holiday photo. Karen says this photo was a lot of fun to set up but a lot less fun to clean up. The photo is on display at the gallery at the Redwood Shores, California Public Library



November 2015

Karen's short story "The Seal" is published in the November - December 2015 issue of Ragazine.cc, The Global Online Magazine of Arts, Information & Entertainment.

Read the story here:




October 2015

Karen's short story "When Opportunity Knocks You Down" is published in the 2015 issue of The Griffin Literary Journal.

Read the story here:




June 2015

Karen's short story "Sangre del Toro" is published in the Spring 2015 issue of Jet Fuel Review, a high octaine literary journal.

Read the story here:



June 2014

Karen's short essay "Mariachi's On The Side" is published in The Tower Journal literary magazine.

Read the essay here:



May 2014

Karen's photo Garage Rose is on display through July as part of the Localvision 2014 photography show.

This photo, taken with an iPhone, is Karen's first serious work in black and white, and captures a forgotten flower in a parking garage. The flower was found and not placed. This photo is on display at the gallery at the Redwood Shores, California public library



October 2013

Karen's short story "What Liebniz Never Learned" is published in The Storyteller literary magazine.

Read the story here:



May 2013

Karen's fiction short story "Quick Quick, Slow" is published in the May 2013 edition of Foliate Oak literary magazine. Read the story here:



May 2013

Karen's photo #18 is on display through August as part of the Localvision 2013 photography show.

This photo is part of Karen's continuing study of everyday objects as art. This photo is on display at the gallery at the Redwood Shores, California public library



February 2013

Karen's mixed media art piece "Resilient" is on display as part of the "Show The Love" gallery exhibit at the Redwood Shores Public Library, February 1 through March 1.

The "Show The Love" exhibit is intended not only to celebrate Valentine's Day, but to bring love and healing to the walls of the gallery in the wake of recent tragedies including Sandy Hook, Colorado and Oregon.

Karen's piece is quiet and simple, yet speaks volumes about the resiliance and tenacity of the human spirit. Crafted from start to finish over the course of just 48 hours (in between the hours spent at a full time job), Karen says, "There is a lot of me in that canvas."





December 2012

Karen's essay "Merit Badge" is published in Wild Violet Literary Magazine.

Read it here.





May 2012

Karen's photo "Utility" is on display now as part of the Localvision 2012 photography show.

Taken with an iPhone4s and the Hipstamatic application, this photo was inspired by Walker Evans' extensive collection of SX-70 Polaroid photos from the early 1970's.



October 2011

Karen's article titled "Whoa, Nellie!" featuring Nellie's Cafe in Las Cruces, New Mexico is included in the October 2011 New Mexico Magazine.

Read the article.






September 2011

Karen's article titled "Outings: Las Cruces, Renaissance Theater" featuring the Rio Grande Theatre in Las Cruces, New Mexico is included in the September 2011 New Mexico Magazine.

Read the article.

Or see the article at the magazine's website: click here.

Karen is also featured in the Storytellers section of the print edition.






June 2011

Karen's Living New Mexican article titled "Mission Accomplished" featuring Ardovino's Desert Crossing in Sunland Park, New Mexico is included in the June 2011 "Going Places" section of New Mexico Magazine.

Read the article.






June 2011

Karen's short story "The Broken One" was awarded first place at the 2011 San Mateo County Fair.



May 2011

Karen's photo, "Bromance" was featured on Intentional Talk hosted by Chris Rose and Kevin Millar on MLB TV.

Now That's Bromance



Local Vision Gallery Show

Karen's photo "Benito Fish" is a part of the 2011 Localvision group photography show at the Redwood Shores public library. Show runs May 1st through July 31st.

Benito Fish






Home