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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 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
 

MEENA Book Club

Dwight Foster Public Library

July 12, 2022

Epilepsy Awareness Month

United States

November 2022

Writers' Discussion Group

Virtual

Second Tuesdays

TEAM MEENA

Book release!

January 17, 2023

Charlotte Zolotow Lecture

with Grace Lin & Alvina Ling

October 20, 2022

TEAM MEENA Book Launch

Mystery to Me Bookshop

January 18, 2023 - 7:00 p.m.

MEENA LOST AND FOUND

Paperback release!

October 25, 2022

World Read Aloud Day

Virtual

February 1, 2023