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Book Club: Meet Karen Thompson Walker


Karen Thompson Walker

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Karen Thompson Walker

Karen Thompson Walker

Karen Thompson Walker is the New York Times bestselling author of two novels, The Dreamers, which has been optioned for television by Fox 21 and is a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice pick, and The Age of Miracles, which was a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Discover Award, an Indies Choice Award, and a Goodreads Choice Award and named one of the best books of the year by Financial Times, Publishers Weekly, People, O., The Oprah Magazine, and Amazon. Her work has been translated into 27 languages. Her TED Talk about fear and the imagination has been viewed more than 2 million times. She is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Oregon. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Portland, Oregon.

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Charlotte Nash

Charlotte Nash

Charlotte Nash is the internationally published author of six contemporary novels, most recently The Paris Wedding and Saving You. She is also the author of short speculative fiction stories, a multiple nominee for the Ditmar and Aurealis awards, and a seasoned technical writer. She has degrees in engineering and medicine, and is in the final stages of her creative writing PhD. She has taught writing and editing for Queensland Writers Centre, BCC Libraries, The University of Queensland, and University of Technology Sydney.


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