Karen performs in schools, early childhood centers, and senior centers. She shares her stories at festivals, conferences, and libraries. Her work as a story practitioner finds her weaving her stories with people in recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism. Some of her favorite stories are about growing up in Kingston, NY. In 2002 she was named the Storyteller Laureate “in perpetuity” for the city of Kingston. She continues to invite people to find their own stories in the frame of hers.
Karen was selected as a National Arts Education Fellow for her storytelling program: “There’s No Place Like Home: Stories of the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains
Her CD, “The Crone and Other Lives I Have Lived”, is sure to make you laugh!