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Karen Finneyfrock

Biography

Karen Finneyfrock

Karen Finneyfrock is a poet, novelist and teaching artist in Seattle, WA. Her second book of poems, CEREMONY FOR THE CHOKING GHOST, was released on Write Bloody press in 2010. Her young adult novel, THE SWEET REVENGE OF CELIA DOOR, is due from Viking Children's Books, a division of Penguin Group USA in February, 2013. In 2010, Karen traveled to Nepal as a Cultural Envoy through the US Department of State to perform and teach poetry and in 2011, she did a reading tour in Germany sponsored by the US Embassy.

Karen Finneyfrock

Books by Karen Finneyfrock

by Karen Finneyfrock - Fiction, Young Adult 12+
Sixteen-year-old Starbird has never touched a dollar bill, a car, or a cell phone. That’s because Starbird has always lived on the Free Family Farm, a commune in the Washington State woods. But then Starbird gets her “Calling” to be a waitress at the Free Family’s restaurant in Seattle. Nothing could have prepared Starbird for the World Outside, or for what it would teach her about the Family --- and herself.
by Karen Finneyfrock - Fiction, Poetry, Young Adult 12+

Celia Door enters her freshman year of high school with a thirst for revenge against Sandy Firestone, the girl who did something unspeakable to Celia last year. But then Celia meets Drake, the cool new kid from New York City who entrusts her with his deepest, darkest secret. When Celia's quest for justice threatens her relationship with Drake, she's forced to decide which is sweeter: revenge or friendship.