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meet Karla

Karla lives with her family in small-town Wisconsin, where she is currently working on a new middle grade novel. She is also an active member of the Wisconsin chapter of the Society for Children's Books Writers and Illustrators. Karla frequently visits schools, bookstores, and libraries to talk about her work.

In addition to writing children's books, Karla is a freelance writer for Catholic publications and organizations. She is a regular contributor to Living Faith and Living Faith Kids. She also helped create a new religious education series by William H. Sadlier, Inc.

Karla is represented by Emily Mitchell of Wernick & Pratt Literary Agency.

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recent & upcoming activities
 

Charlotte Zolotow Lecture

with Christopher Myers

September 30, 2021

MEENA LOST AND FOUND

Book release!

October 12, 2021

SCBWI-WI October Release Celebration

Virtual

October 13, 2021

Writers' Discussion Group

Virtual

First Tuesdays

Newbery Webinar

Virtual

September 28, 2001

Newbery Symposium

Virtual

November 5, 2022

Hawthorn Elementary School Visit

Fulton, MO (virtual)

November 11, 2022

World Read Aloud Day

Virtual

February 2, 2022

Marvelous Midwest Conference

Davenport, IA

April 1-3, 2022

MEENA - Book 4

Book release!

Fall 2022 (TBA)