Karen Halvorson Schreck

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General Information

Name: Karen Halvorsen Schreck

Pen Name: None

Born: 1962 in Elmhurst, Illinois

Website: http://www.karenschreck.com/

Blog: http://www.karenschreck.com/blog/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/karenhalvorsenschreck/

Email: karen@karenschreck.com

Illinois Connection

Schreck was born in Elmhurst. She received her doctorate in English and Creative from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She currently resides in Wheaton.

Biographical and Professional Information

Karen Halvorson Schreck is a frequent visiting professor of English at Wheaton College. She also works as a freelance writer and editor. Her short stories and articles have appeared in Literal Latté, Other Voices, Image, as well as other literary journals and magazines.

Published Works

  • Lucy's Family Tree, Tilbury House, 2006
  • Dream Journal, Hyperion, 2008
  • While He was Away, Sourcebooks Fire, 2012
  • Sing For Me, Thorndike Press, 2014
  • Broken Ground: A Novel, Howard Books, 2016

Titles at Your Library

Dream Journal

ISBN: 1423101065
Release Date: 2008-06-10

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While He Was Away

ISBN: 140226402X
Release Date: 2012-05-01

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Sing For Me (Thorndike Press Large Print Clean Reads)

ISBN: 141047061X
Release Date: 2014-07-16

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Literary Awards

  • Pushcart Prize
  • Illinois State Arts Council Grant
  • First Prize Awards for memoir and devotional magazine writing from the Evangelical Press Association

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Karen Halvorsen Schreck on WorldCat


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