Third Tuesday Author: Karen Karbo
Karen Karbo's most recent book is In Praise of Difficult Women: Life Lessons from 29 Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules. She is the author of fourteen award-winning novels, memoirs and works of non-fiction including the best-selling "Kick Ass Women" series. Her 2004 memoir, The Stuff of Life, was a New York Times Notable Book, a Books for a Better Life Award finalist, and winner of the Oregon Book Award for Creative Non-fiction. A recipient of a NEA Fellowship in Fiction, Karen's three adults novels have also been named New York Times Notable Books. Her short stories, essays, articles and reviews have appeared in Elle, Vogue, O, Esquire, Outside, The New York Times, Salon, and other magazines. Recently, she was one of the 24 writers selected for the inaugural Amtrak Residency.