Karen Krossing writes novels and short stories for kids and teens, including Bog, Cut the Lights, The Yo-Yo Prophet, Pure, Take the Stairs, The Castle Key, "Profanity," and "Dragon's Breath." Her YA novel, Punch Like a Girl, will be published by Orca Books in Spring 2015.

Karen nurtures new writers through writing workshops for kids, teens, and adults. She also offers readings, where she talks about her work and the writing process.

As a freelance copywriter and editor, Karen writes and edits for business and educational clients.

Karen’s Upcoming

Punch Like a Girl coverIn Punch Like a Girl, a teen girl with a hero complex tries to rescue others, whether they want it or not, in order to avoid facing her own fears of assault. Coming in Spring 2015 from Orca Book Publishers.

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