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Karen Sargent writes emotionally charged women’s fiction that asks big questions, induces tears and laughter, and leaves the reader with something to ponder. Her debut novel, Waiting for Butterflies, is an IAN Book of the Year and earned a Foreword Reviews Gold Award.
Between working on her upcoming novels, Karen writes devotions for numerous Guideposts magazines and books. She is also a frequent Chicken Soup for the Soul contributor.
A retired high school English teacher and adjunct college instructor, Karen will always be a teacher at heart. She gets her fix by presenting at writing guilds, conferences, and community classes. She also enjoys leading book launches for publishers and authors. She serves as a writing contest judge for the Women Fiction Writers Association (WFWA) and American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW). She and her husband reside in their empty nest in the beautiful Missouri Ozarks. Visit her at KarenSargent.com.