Travel, Food & Wine

Travel, Food and Wine A lifelong foodie and intrepid traveler, most of Karen’s articles center on related topics, although she continues to write about other subjects.

Other Topics

Parenting, health, and social, business, and international etiquette.

Comprehensive editing services

These services are offered to other writers and to businesses and educational institutions.


Karen’s poems have been included in literary magazines and anthologies and have won awards.

Teaching & Lecturing

Former adjunct faculty member teaching freelance magazine and newspaper writing at Binghamton University.

Distance-learning instructor in freelance writing with Long Ridge Writers Group helping many aspiring writers achieve their publication goals. www.longridgewritersgroup.com

Conference speaker, including many years as a speaker and moderator at the annual conference of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, the country’s largest organization of professional nonfiction writers. www.asja.org

Restaurant Reviews & Food Critiques

A former restaurant reviewer for two publications, Karen serves as a judge at culinary and beverage competitions and has tasted her way through everything from seafood chowder topped with wee puff pastry lobster boats to martinis and gourmet desserts.