Karen Spears Zacharias Author, Reporter

Karen Spears Zacharias has been featured on Huffington Post, “Good Morning America”, and CNN. Her commentary has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, and on NPR.

Ms. Zacharias blogs at Patheos.com and teaches journalism at Central Washington University. She wrote this book while serving as writer-in-residence at the Fairhope Center for the Writing Arts, Fairhope, Alabama. She divides her time between the Deschutes River in Oregon and Mobile Bay in Alabama.

She has received numerous awards for deadline news reporting, enterprise reporting, investigative reporting and feature writing by the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Association.