Karen Bovenmyer

Writer, Editor, and Teacher in Ames, Iowa

Karen Bovenmyer

Writer, Editor, and Teacher in Ames, Iowa

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Karen Bovenmyer earned an MFA in Creative Writing: Popular Fiction from the University of Southern Maine. She teaches and mentors students at Iowa State University and serves as the Nonfiction Assistant Editor of Escape Artists’ Mothership Zeta Magazine. She is the 2016 recipient of the Horror Writers Association Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship. Her short stories and poems appear in more than 40 publications (Karen's publications are listed on her LinkedIn page). Her first novel, SWIFT FOR THE SUN, an LGBT romantic adventure in 1820s Caribbean, is now available from Dreamspinner Press.

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  • Work
    • Iowa State University
  • Education
    • University of Southern Maine Stonecoast MFA