Born in Los Angeles, Karen is an Emmy-nominated screenwriter, multiple award-winning playwright and fiction writer. She’s published work in numerous literary journals, newspapers, and magazines. After studying art and playwriting at UCSB, she graduated with a BFA in Filmmaking from Art Center College of Design. She’s a member of WGAw and SAG•AFTRA.
Her writing approach and philosophy are influenced by her study of dreamwork, shamanic journeywork, filmmaking, acting, and improv training with The Groundlings. Her tour guide experience includes working as a docent at beautiful Ganna Walska Lotusland in Santa Barbara.
A curious and courageous writer and guide, Karen is devoted to finding innovative ways to collaborate with writers, artists, travelers and teachers to discover the miraculous in the mundane and uncover inner truths that invoke insight, laughter and realization.