Karen Parkman is a writer and teacher. She was a Teacher & Librarian Scholar at the Key West Literary Seminar, a Sozopol Fiction Seminars Fellow, and has attended a residency at the Vermont Studio Center. She earned her M.F.A. in creative writing from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and her work has been published in Joyland and Witness Magazine. While at MacDowell she worked on her first novel.
Portrait by Connor White