She lives with her family in the Pacific Northwest.Agent: Fiona Kenshole Ryan Alexander-Tanner became fascinated by comics at a very young age and not much has changed since then.Karen holds a master’s degree in education and is a speaker, writer, and educator.
This YA novel has one of the best starts of any I have read. aloud to students elicits a most powerful reaction.
As I read, their eyes grow larger and they lean forward, an indication of their involvement.
Everyone wants to read this book.” – The Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, February 1996The Invitation 1998 Script Development Competition (feature length screenplay), Atlantic Film Festival Shortlisted, Mc Clelland and Stewart’s Journey Prize Award for best short fiction published in Canada, 1990 1989 Short Fiction First Prize, Atlantic Writing Competition Published in Harcourt Brace’s literary anthology, (Sourcebooks, 2011).
She began writing the memoir when her father, a WWII veteran, started having flashbacks and nightmares more than 60-years after the war.
This astounding and honest book will linger with readers long after they leave its final pages.” – Book News”…a page-turning story that also has sensitivity and genuine characters to whom the reader becomes attached.